Make your pendrive bootable

rajeshkumar created the topic: Make your pendrive bootable
Make your pendrive bootable
if you can not boot from the DVD/CD-ROM drive, but can boot using USB device such as a USB pen drive, the following alternative method can be used to boot Linux.

1. Check the name of your pen drive by issuing the following command:

# fdisk -1

This will show the pen drive’s name and size, e,g – /dev/sdb

2. Copy the file name diskboot.img for redhat installation dvd to root of the USB disk.

3. Take a back up of the data on the pen drive, and then execute the following command:
# dd if=/root/diskboot.img of=/dev/sdb

4. In the BIOS, set the first Boot device a USB Device,
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Rajesh Kumar
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