Booting Linux from a USB thumb drive

Alec Shaw alecshaw at rapidwave.net
Mon Oct 9 22:28:30 MDT 2006


See 
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2006/09/19/all-in-one-usb-pclinuxos-minimezip/
and
http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT7386380154.html


Sean Kirkby wrote:

>Hello,
> 
>I am looking for suggestions re: what distro to use to install on a 2.0 GiB USB thumb drive.
> 
>In addition to support for booting from the thumb drive on machines with BIOS's that allow that, we also need to have a boot floppy that can boot into an environment in which "/" is on the thumb drive.
> 
>I have found lots of references to DSL and Knoppix, but the weak instructions I've been able to find haven't worked so far...
> 
>Any suggestions?
> 
>Thanks.
> 
>--sk.
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