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Old 04-02-2006, 12:50 AM   #1
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Ubuntu on USB

Is there a way to successfully install Ubuntu on a flash drive? I installed 5.10 on my flash drive but it fails to recognize the usb drive once the kernel loads. I assume the usb-storage/sd_mod modules are not part of the stock kernel.

Is any of you running Ubuntu on USB?
Old 04-02-2006, 08:28 PM   #2
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I think your on the right lines there, heres a link to similar problem ant the workaround . Just for your info there is always cpx-mini which is debian/knoppix/kanotix and installs onto flash drive. - worked for me first try :-)


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