installing from USB stick

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Tue Sep 26 13:39:06 UTC 2006

On 9/24/06, MICHAEL WEAVER <michaelweaver1 at> wrote:
> Can Edgy be installed from a USB stick?


You have to be able to do two things:

1.  Make your USB stick bootable.

2.  Tell your computer to boot from USB (older computers may not have
this option).

These people have done it and sell the results on a USB stick:

> Can the .iso file be just copied onto the stick or does the file need
> umcompressing or whatever like you do when burning to CD?

It depends on what you want to do with it.  You won't be able to boot
from the .iso file.

Here is a link on how to mount an .iso file as a separate file system.

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own

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