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Can't install Puppy to USB thumb drive
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johnnyd
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PostPosted: Sun 18 Sep 2005, 13:03    Post_subject:  Can't install Puppy to USB thumb drive  

hey, so i've tried to follow the instuctions on how to put puppy onto a usb thumb drive, but when i boot up from the live cd, i don't have an option in the menu to "Install Puppy USB card." help!! tried versions 1.0.3 and 1.0.4 with no option to put puppy onto the usb thumbdrive. it's formatted in fat32.
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Rich

Joined: 04 May 2005
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Location: Middlesbrough - UK

PostPosted: Sun 18 Sep 2005, 14:52    Post_subject:  

errrrrrr......yes you have !

fully load puppy from the live CD, then click Start>Setup>Install Puppy USB card. Just follow the on screen instructions from that point.
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johnnyd
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Sep 2005, 00:39    Post_subject:  

thankx rich, got it installed to my usb pendrive, but it won't boot up. my bios supports usbhdd booting, but nothing happens. tried also usbzip booting but still no luck. anyway to get this thing working? i installed version 1.0.4 by the way. thankx man.
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raffy

Joined: 25 May 2005
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Sep 2005, 01:01    Post_subject: Usually 2 problems  

Usually 2 problems: FAT16 formatting is needed; then syslinux may have to be used on the USB stick.
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Ian
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PostPosted: Mon 19 Sep 2005, 03:59    Post_subject:  

Do you have a scsi boot option of any kind Usb or otherwise.
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