USB Stick

subs at afortier.com subs at afortier.com
Mon Apr 25 10:38:39 PDT 2005


The lfslivecd-x86-6.1-1-pre2.iso does boot from a USB CDROM drive.
Thanks much

Robert.

subs at afortier.com wrote:
> 
> 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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