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Re: Live CD without CD?



On Mon, 08 Dec 2008 17:36:12 -0500
Chris Snook <csnook redhat com> wrote:

> Timothy Murphy wrote:
> > I have a machine with no CD drive,
> > and I was wondering if I could run the Fedora Live KDE
> > CD from the hard disk -
> > I mean by copying the ISO file to the hard disk.
> > abstracting the isolinux directory,
> > and adding an approriate grub stanza to boot from this?
> 
> livecd-iso-to-disk (part of the livecd-tools package) was
> designed to do this with USB drives, but it should work
> for an IDE/SATA/SCSI drive as well.  That said, what you
> probably want is to find a USB stick that's at least 1
> GB, and put it on that.
> 
> -- Chris
> 
Another simpler choice is a PXE boot which will load the
USB drivers (I tried it).

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