Booting from 8GB USB flash memory sticks? (was RE: [lug] Next Install Fest)

Stephen Queen svqueen at
Thu Jan 11 05:57:14 MST 2007

> I would think the Debian installer would put a correct initrd and MBR on
> a USB drive.  You can install Debian with KDE in less than 2GB (if you
> don't just select "install everything").
> If I have a box that supports USB boot I'll try it sometime.
> Dave

At the time the initrd-tools were not working very well. It has been
almost a year since I did this, and they may have got the tools
working much better. Let us know how it turns out.


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