[clug] Back to the matter at hand - Geeky Linux Stuff

Andrew Pollock andrew-clug at andrew.net.au
Tue Sep 7 02:34:32 GMT 2004

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 12:09:39PM +1000, Nerdvana - Stephen Walsh wrote:
> Hi folks;
> I have a copy of the linux care rescue disk here, as well as the downloaded
> ISO file I create it from. Now, like most linux people, I often find myself
> in the machine room battling head crashes and other sundry failures at the
> most inconvenient time, and away from my desk, where the linuxcare CD is
> located. Again, like most linux people I have a plethora of geeky toys on
> me, one of them being a 64Mb Thumb Drive.
> Does anyone know how to port the contents of the ISO file to the Thumbdrive
> such that I can get a 64Mb bootable thumbdrive with the contents linux care
> CD on it? All my servers support USB flashdrives as a boot option (something
> I used to curse until I realised that this might allow me a way out of a
> drive crash). A straight mount and copy of the ISO file has so far failed to
> yield a bootable device.
> Anyone care to throw some ideas into the pot?

Wild guess...

dd the ISO onto the thumbdrive?



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