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Old 05-20-2008, 04:43 AM   #1
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Question usb boot for linux

hi all
can we boot linux by USB.
if possible then how
Old 05-20-2008, 05:27 AM   #2
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put a distro on the usb stick.

2) some companies sell sticks with pre-installed distro like mandriva or most of the live cds like puppy and dsl have an option to make a usb

3) somewhat harder is to make your own....which invariably needs to have certain kernel qualities such as squashfs....cramfs or some other ram set up.

I suggest you first try a live cd system to usb
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Old 05-20-2008, 05:39 PM   #4
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You can also create a LiveUSB with persistance from Fedora.


There is a Windows executable available to create it if you don't have Fedora installed.


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