[App_rpt-users] re acid install from usb drive

REDBUTTON_CTRL jrorke at cogeco.ca
Sat Dec 11 13:14:57 EST 2010


Ok I'll try that again, but I remember it still looking for some stuff 
from the local cd rom and couldnt get any further.

Jon

On 12/11/2010 12:48 PM, Matt Beasant wrote:
> Hi Jon,
>
> I had this problem too on a system I was building - I had a dialog box 
> open with a prompt to navigate to the ks.cfg file - I just accepted 
> the defaults ( had to do this twice bizarrely ) and it all went in 
> just fine after. YMMV but worth a try!
>
> This was from a USB CD drive with the ACID CD in the drive.
>
> Regards,
>
> Matt
> G4RKY
>
> On 11 December 2010 17:33, REDBUTTON_CTRL <jrorke at cogeco.ca 
> <mailto:jrorke at cogeco.ca>> wrote:
>
>     Hi All has anyone been able to install a node from a usb drive ?
>     I tried to install on a new box from a external usb dvd drive. The
>     computer would boot from the usb port ok but the install reported it
>     couldnt find the kickstart cfg on the local cd rom but the computer
>     doesn't have a local cd rom.
>
>     I'm assuming its looking for those files from the local cd rom but not
>     the usb drive cd rom.
>     Perhaps the iso needs to be modified to point to the proper
>     location of
>     the kickstart files for usb drives?
>
>     I also tried booting from a USB stick. I loaded the iso with an app
>     called "Unetbootin".
>     It too seemed to boot ok from usb and got to the same place with the
>     same error looking for the kickstart.cfg.
>     Perhaps the same problem.
>
>     Anybody know how to make this work?
>
>     Would be nice to be able to boot from a USB drive.
>
>     Thanks,
>
>     Jon VA3RQ
>
>
>
>
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