[plug] boot from stick
ormg1 at bigpond.com
Tue Jan 12 22:43:12 WST 2010
The image downloaded is 688 MB and the empty CD-R i had, claimed to have
700 MB capacity but, i got a message about not enough space....tried 2
new? disks and, after the 1st failed due to an "error", the 2nd
succeeded! Now, how do i get it to boot? What have i failed to do?
Lucas van Staden wrote:
> Hi Orm.
> Just checking, as the fact that your cd does not have 'enough space'
> should not be right.
> The image you downloaded, should be in the form of an ISO image
> (either cd or dvd)
> The iso image need to be burnt as an image to a blank cd/dvd.
> You must not burn the file as an iso file to an already populated cd.
> orm wrote:
>> Wading my way through the plethora of info i fetched Re: bigpond next
>> G - that may teach me not to ask you blokes for info; you asked for
>> it, now you have it! - but here i am again with more inane requests.
>> The CD i have is short on space to burn LinuxMint-8. Can i extract
>> Mint-8 to a USB stick, then boot from the stick instead of from a CD?
>> PLUG discussion list: plug at plug.org.au
>> Committee e-mail: committee at plug.linux.org.au
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