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Old 03-02-2013, 06:51 AM   #1
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Question Installing CentOS using USB-media possible?

Hello everyone,

I am thinking about buying an "HP MicroServer AMD TurionII N40L" microserver and putting CentOS 6 on it. So far I have been doing my CentOS installations using a self-burnt DVD and do not really have experience installing CentOS from USB-media.

Is it that I just "dd" the DVD-image onto the USB-stick and boot the microserver from there? The microserver doesn't have a DVD-drive and I do not really want to invest in one. It has 4 USB-ports though.
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Assuming that the HP MicroServer AMD TurionII N40L can boot from USB, you could just download UNetbootin from
and make a bootable flash drive the easy way. Also the only way I know. Just download the .iso image, point UNetbootin to the image and the pen drive. That should make it bootable. Or, if you prefer a command line interface, dd works, yes. (For the record, I got most of this info by Googling for it.)
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