Install Ubuntu from USB flash
choudeshell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 26 14:49:11 BST 2008
May also want to check out Unetbootin.
On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 6:45 AM, Matt Zimmerman <mdz at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 09:34:04AM -0700, Jiafu Gao wrote:
>> There is a graphical boot loader for PS3, which in turn can selectively loads other boot loaders. For example, it could successfully load Ubuntu installer from USB flash which I directly unpacked from a Ubuntu CD install ISO Image. This greatly increase the convenience to install Ubuntu: there is no need to burn an CD, and USB flash is much faster than CD.
>> However, for some reason, the installer tries to mount the CD and read files from the CD drive. It seems to me the installer somehow is hard-coded to install from CD, although in this case, the installer started from USB drive. Is this the right assessment? How difficult will be change this behavior?
>> Thanks. Please include my email on the reply since I am not on the mail list yet.
> A tool (usb-creator) is available in Ubuntu Intrepid (soon to become 8.10)
> which writes USB installation media for Ubuntu.
> - mdz
> ubuntu-devel mailing list
> ubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com
> Modify settings or unsubscribe at: https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-devel
More information about the ubuntu-devel