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Old 07-23-2010, 05:37 PM
Scott Robbins
Default Building an install disk on a USB key manually or using unetbootin

On Fri, Jul 23, 2010 at 11:22:58AM -0400, m.roth@5-cent.us wrote:

> Bowie Bailey wrote:
> > On 7/22/2010 6:09 PM, David wrote:
> >> Has anyone successfully built a USB key for installing centos5.5 either
> >
> > The only problem I found was that the install insisted on installing
> > grub on the USB drive rather than the target hard drive. I finally had
> > to skip the grub installation and install it by hand afterwards.
> Yeah - that may be either an install thing, or an anaconda one. I hate
> that. I always have to reboot from the USB key, go to linux rescue, then
> chroot to /mnt/sysimage, and grub-install /dev/sda

Seems to me, though memory is hazy, that I was able to get around this
by going in and changing boot order--that is, in the advanced grub menu.

(If not, then I guess it was in Fedora.)

Scott Robbins
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