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Old 07-29-2009
Usb Boot

Hi
I am trying to create a fedora 11 usb boot disk for my acer aspire note book.
Problem is the only access i have to another machine is a mac running leopard.
Can some one tell me how i go about this please
Treds
# 2  
Old 07-29-2009
You'd need a readymade boot image, otherwise you'd have a real hard time finding, installing, and using all the commands necessary to PC-format, create filesystems, install the bootloader, etc on a Mac.
# 3  
Old 08-03-2009
any ideas where i can get a ready made boot image from
thanks
Treds
# 4  
Old 08-04-2009
I've had no luck finding such a thing despite a great deal of looking, and it's easy to see why. The bandwidth for hosting CD images is bad enough, but disk images are just plain enormous, real hard to use, probably the wrong size for your drive, and all that -- who would bother? I had a long-running quest to make a generic USB disk boot image to fill this void until I realized that the computers at work I wanted to make boot drives for couldn't even boot from anything that's not a raw 1.44M floppy disk image. USB boot is a stupid pain.

So it comes down to borrowing a real computer and making your own, or perhaps buying a premade one when available. Sorry.

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