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Re: Unable to boot Live Fedora on a USB flash drive



Mike Cloaked wrote:
> 
> 
> Stewart Williams wrote:
>> I am trying to create a LiveUSB drive using a 2GB USB flash drive, but
>> I'm being unsuccessful for some reason.
>>
>> Seems to complete without error
>>
>> 2. Boot Fedora 9 install on my desktop and prepare the USB stick as above
>> Run liveusb-creator GUI and select /dev/sdg1 as target, and
>> omega-10-desktop.iso as source (Also tried F10-Live-i686.iso as source)
>> Completes without error
>>
>> Does anyone know what I may be doing wrong?
>>
>>
> 
> One thing worth checking - make sure that your stick is un-mounted at the
> time you write the liveusb files to it.  I have been bitten by that in the
> past - there is no error message but the files don't get written to the
> stick unless it is umounted.
> 
> I use the method at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD/USBHowTo
> 

That's the guide I've been following too.

And I have made sure it was unmounted before I wrote the image. IIRC it
don't let you proceed if the drive is mounted anyway.


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