[ubuntu-za] Installing Ubuntu Server on SD

Charl Wentzel charl.wentzel at vodamail.co.za
Fri Feb 19 12:34:38 GMT 2010


On Fri, 2010-02-19 at 14:26 +0200, Charl Wentzel wrote:
> I have an eBox on which I would like to install Ubuntu server edition.
> The normal process is as follows:
> - Connect hard drive to normal machine (with USB to SATA convertor)
> - Boot Ubuntu CD and install Ubuntu 
> - Boot from hard drive and replace kernel with special kernel
> - Install hard drive in eBox and reboot.
> 

I was wondering if an alternative approach could work:

- Create a small partition on my harddrive.
- Install Ubuntu Server Edition on this partition
- Copy the partion to the SD card
- Install grub on the SD card

Something like this.  Is this possible?  Which "tools" can I use?

Regards
Charl




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