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by andersbiro
2010/04/06 12:39:53
Forum: CentOS 5 - Miscellaneous Questions
Topic: Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?

[quote] pschaff wrote: Only way I know to do it reliably would be to come up with a repeatable process to create each stick from "scratch" in the same way. Could be with a script, or just keeping good notes to follow, and a set of files to work from.[/quote] That is rather unfortunate but thanks for...
by andersbiro
2010/03/29 12:02:08
Forum: CentOS 5 - Miscellaneous Questions
Topic: Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?

[quote] pschaff wrote: Yes. I took the first sentence in your original post as evidence that you had identical USB sticks. If not, then a different, and more complex approach will be required.[/quote] Yes, I did express myself carelessly in that regard. Do you perhaps know how this can be achieved u...
by andersbiro
2010/03/24 12:52:41
Forum: CentOS 5 - Miscellaneous Questions
Topic: Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?

That was a good idea but unfortunately I have a hard time getting it to work when applying it to different brands of USB sticks so perhaps identical USB sticks are required?
by andersbiro
2010/03/17 10:30:24
Forum: CentOS 5 - Miscellaneous Questions
Topic: Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Create ISO-file from bootable CENTOS USB stick?

Hello, I have created a bootable preconfigured USB stick for automatic CENTOS installations and I would like to create an ISO-file so I can apply it for identical USB sticks as well. In other words I would like to copy the whole USB stick including boot sector and partitions to an ISO-file that in t...
by andersbiro
2010/03/08 14:49:12
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?
Replies: 10
Views: 8456

Re: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?

I managed to solve the issue by adding the "ignoredisk --drives=sdb" parameter for the USB drive and now the installer leaves the USB stick intact and the installation works flawlessly. I however still do not know why the installer affected the disk in the first place but this flag did at any rate s...
by andersbiro
2010/03/08 12:04:09
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?
Replies: 10
Views: 8456

Re: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?

As a matter of fact I tried the --driveorder flag and that actually worked as it now can boot directly without USB stick which is a great step forward. The only remaining obstacle is that somehow the FAT32 partition disappear from the USB stick so it cannot be used for future installations. This can...
by andersbiro
2010/03/08 08:58:16
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?
Replies: 10
Views: 8456

Re: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?

[quote] pschaff wrote: [quote] andersbiro wrote: ... There seems to be a kickstart "bootloader" option but I can not really see any flags that would explicitly set the GRUB on a specified hard drive?[/quote][/quote] How about [url=https://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-5-manual/Installa...
by andersbiro
2010/03/08 08:48:17
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?
Replies: 10
Views: 8456

Re: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?

[quote] AlanBartlett wrote: In the [i]CentOS[/i] wiki article that you reference, under the heading [b]Notes[/b], there is a [color=ff1480]cherry-red[/color] block of text. Isn't that appropriate? If not, do you have any suggestions for improvement to the article?[/quote] To my understanding this sp...
by andersbiro
2010/03/04 12:36:32
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?
Replies: 10
Views: 8456

Kickstart option to set GRUB drive location?

Hello, I have successfully created a Centos USB stick installation with an automated kickstart configuration according to the instructions at http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/InstallFromUSBkey . Everything works flawlessly with the exception that the installation writes the GRUB Boot Loaders on the USB...
by andersbiro
2010/03/03 09:36:26
Forum: CentOS 5 - General Support
Topic: Packages including xinetd in 5.2?
Replies: 9
Views: 513

Re: Packages including xinetd in 5.2?

[quote]
gerald_clark wrote:
It was corrected in post #4.[/quote]

Yes, I missed that one but now it works. Thanks.