Re: PS: [IRLP] IRLP OS and USB Drive

Phil Zocco

Thanks to all for the replies.


To Dave C: O was looking for software to image directly to a USB stick and now I know what to look for.




Phil N1BOW


From: [] On Behalf Of David Cameron - IRLP
Sent: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 6:43 PM
Subject: Re: PS: [IRLP] IRLP OS and USB Drive


Actually, with the latest ISO image you can write the iso image directly to a USB stick using win32diskImager, the same way you would image an SD card for a raspberry pi. 


David Cameron 




-------- Original message --------

From: John <gielisj@...>

Date: 12/3/19 3:29 PM (GMT-08:00)

To: IRLP <>

Subject: PS: [IRLP] IRLP OS and USB Drive


Also, I doubt whether you can copy, verbatim, the content of a ISO CD to a USB
stick, and expect IT to boot.

I will stand corrected !! :)


On 4/12/2019 9:25 am, John wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> I would suggest checking the BIOS on that MB to see it it allows a USB port to
> be bootable.
> 73 John@6163
>> On 4/12/2019 9:10:20 AM, Phil Zocco (n1bow@...) wrote:
>> > Greetings, IRLPers.
>> 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.
>> 73,
>> Phil N1BOW

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