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Old 19th February 2012, 04:47 AM
robertdaleweir Offline
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Doing a Full install to a USB Thumb Drive?

Can one install a Full F16 onto a USB thumb drive, in a similar way to installing on a SSD drive? I actually installed F16 onto a 8 Gig USB stick but it will not reboot. I used set partitions on both and did not use LVM. I looked at the USB stick and it has a similar Partition Structure to one of my SSD drives. However the USB stick will not boot and the SSD (which is mounted also through an external USB connection) does boot.
I have used the exact same partition structure except the SSD is 32 Gig and the USB stick is only 8 Gigs. I feel that it should boot but it does not. Any help would be appreciated...
Robert :)
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Last edited by robertdaleweir; 19th February 2012 at 04:55 AM.
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