[Mageia-discuss] Copy the iso to a usb, failed to boot

P. Christeas p_christ at hol.gr
Sun Feb 20 15:06:11 CET 2011

On Sunday 20 February 2011, Dimitrios Glentadakis wrote:
> As i dont have any dvd r disk here, i wanted to install the iso in a usb
> stick (to boot with) I use this command:
> dd if=mageia-dvd-1-x86_64.iso of=/dev/sdc1
I think it's a bootloader issue, as well as a "stage2" convention, that the 
usb might not boot from an iso filesystem.

I think an alternative is to install to a virtual machine, and then transfer 
the installed system to your disk.

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