Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

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Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby dylan morshead » 2014/05/30 09:36:18

Hello, Guys I'm Dylan and I'm wondering if I can run CENT OS from my flash drive, I have used kubuntu before using pen drive linux, is it possible to do the same with CENT OS i have never tried it before and im interesting if that would work

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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby MoonWolf » 2014/05/30 11:07:57

You may write LiveCD onto USB stick for example.
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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby dylan morshead » 2014/05/30 11:30:31

that's good, i thought so, just wanted to make sure :) thanks

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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby TrevorH » 2014/05/30 14:18:35

I am unsure of the status of running CentOS *5* from a USB drive. (Since you're posting the CentOS 5 forums).
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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby gerald_clark » 2014/05/30 14:22:06

If the flash drive is seen as a USB hard drive, you should be able to install CentOS to it like you would any other hard drive.
Swap on a flash drive would not be a good idea.

I have had /boot on a flash drive in the past with root and swap on a real hard drive.

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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby MoonWolf » 2014/05/30 14:54:06

Ah, yes. Didn't notice that it's about CentOS5, sorry.
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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby apgtech » 2014/10/16 18:14:43

The CD will be the same ??
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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby CaViCcHi » 2017/05/25 05:02:04

yeah of course, syslinux is the answer.

you could make yourself a custom initrd place it on the usb created and boot to a console from usb very easily

(but I wouldn't do it with centos 5)

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Re: Can i run CENTOS from a flash drive?

Postby TrevorH » 2017/05/25 11:33:32

Please don't dredge up ancient threads. This one is 3 years old. Locked.
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