[PLUG] installing ubuntu from pen drive

Udayraj udayrajb at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 10:59:01 PDT 2010


> Hi all,
>
> I am trying to install ubuntu 10.04 from kingston 4gb pen drive. But it give
> "Boot error" while booting.
>
> Has anyone faced this problem? any solution?
>
> I used unetbootin and usb-creator applications to make the drive bootable,
> there was no error in any of the application.
> i am using .iso file as source file.
>
> before 2 weeks when i did same thing with i-ball pen drive it worked, i even
> tried booting different machines from same drive.
>
> Please help.
>
>
>
> Regards,
> Dnyanraj
>

I stopped using a bootable CD for installing/upgrading Ubuntu since
Ubuntu 9.04. No problems as yet. I've used Kingston 2G, Transcend 2G,
Transcend 1G, Some china made cheap pen drive too :).

Try force checking the pen drive's file system before using Startup Disk Creator

Regards
Udayraj Bal



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