Booting Linux from a USB thumb drive

Sean Kirkby skirkby at concentrico.net
Wed Oct 11 12:08:38 MDT 2006


Thank you all for your suggestions.  I'll check back in with our experience in case someone else could benefit...
 
Thanks again.
 
--sk.

>>> Alec Shaw <alecshaw at rapidwave.net> 10/9/2006 10:30:53 PM >>>

Also http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT7386380154.html

Alec Shaw wrote:

> See 
> http://www.pendrivelinux.com/2006/09/19/all-in-one-usb-pclinuxos-minimezip/ 
>
>
> 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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