[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: Request: boot rescue environment from USB key



On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 11:37 -0500, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 17:31 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > 
> > you can do better ;)
> > 
> > copy vmlinuz/initrd.img from the rescue image
> > syslinux that to the disk, with proper syslinux.cfg
> > then cp the rest of the iso to the usb stick as well
> > and .. voila. Ought to work.. except for the case where anaconda can't
> > deal with usb sticks without partition table 
> 
> Suppose that works.  It's almost as much work to do that than to
> backup / restore the existing content.  I think we'd accept patches to
> anaconda to handle this usage case.. (:

as I said it already works.
Except that anaconda as whole didn't think usb sticks come in 2
varieties: partitioned and unpartitioned. It assumed only partitioned.
(fwiw gnome's HAL has the same defect)


[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]