USB Stick

subs at afortier.com subs at afortier.com
Thu Apr 21 06:32:02 PDT 2005


Thanks.  I'll give it a try :)


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> subs at afortier.com wrote:
> 
>>
>> Hi,  First of all, I would to thank everyone involved in making this
>> livecd.  I used it to build the LFS6. It worked very well.
> 
> 
> Good to hear. :)
> 
>> Just a question. :)
>>
>> Would it be possible to install this livecd on a USB Stick?
>>
>> I tried to load it from a USB CDROM drive.  It booted the kernel, but
>> it could not find the the liveCD.  I got this error.
>> "I couldn't find an LFS LiveCD in any drive!!"
>> I guess the USB modules are missing.
> 
> 
> Well, actually, the problem was likely that the drivers *were* modules, 
> and at that early stage in the boot modules couldn't be loaded. On the 
> development version of the livecd, (currently 
> lfslivecd-x86-6.1-1-pre2.iso) the USB storage driver is built directly 
> into the kernel, so this should allow the kernel to detect your usb 
> drive at that early stage. Hope this helps...
> 
> -- 
> Jeremy Huntwork




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