Re: IRLP OS and USB Drive
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Here's the issue I had.
I'm using a pc client booting from a usb stick.
The stick contacts became intermittent.
So I decided to upgrade to something that is still supported.
If your new motherboard is the same structure as my thin client I have just done upgrade using a bootable usb stick with Irlp Iso on it.
I can tell you how I did it if it's compatible.
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From: Phil Zocco <n1bow@...>
Date: 2019-12-03 6:10 PM (GMT-05:00)
Subject: [IRLP] IRLP OS and USB Drive
I am in the process of updating node 5960 to a DN2800MT motherboard and an SSD. I was able to find a board complete with 4G of memory on ebay.
I have also been able to burn the ISO image Version 12.07 to a CD.
The only thing is in that clearing out my box of PC junk, I threw away my old CD-ROMs.
Then I noticed that the MB has no IDE port but it as a number of USB ports. And the MB has SATA ports so using a PNY 120G SSD should work.
My question is this: once I have burned the image to a CD, can I simply copy all of the files from the CD to a USB drive and use that to install the IRLP OS? IOW, will the USB drive be bootable?
Thanks in advance.