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Adding Fedora Installation to MIMB Menu (Grub4dos config)

How to install Fedora from USB? You may use MIMB USB for it.

  1. Download necessary Fedora ISO distribution.
  2. Mount it as a loop device:
    mount -o loop /path/to/img.iso /path/to/mount/point
  3. Copy the directory /path/to/mount/point/LiveOS to the root of MIMB USB drive.
  4. Copy files initrd0.img and vmlinuz0 from /path/to/mount/point/isolinux to some path of MIMB, e.g. boot/Install/Fedora/x86_64.
  5. Add an entry to grub4dos menu:
    title Fedora 17 x86_64 XFCE 
    kernel /boot/Install/Fedora/x86_64/vmlinuz0 root=live:UUID=<UUID_value> rootfstype=vfat ro liveimg quiet rhgb rd.luks=0 rd.md=0 rd.dm=0 
    initrd=/boot/Install/Fedora/x86_64/initrd0.img
  6. Change <UUID_value> to the UUID of your MIMB USB drive.
Posted: Volodymyr M. Kononenko on 2012-08-31 at 19:34
Modified: 2013-02-11 at 09:43
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Comments

Very useful article. I tried it and it works! Thanks a lot!

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Bohdan
| 2012/09/25 10:12 | reply

@Bohdan: Very pleasant for me :) Have a nice usage!

2 |
Volodymyr M. Kononenko
| 2012/09/25 10:15 | reply


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