Installation flash drive problem.
I have been playing with usb flash drives as installation media.
The good news is that 64 bit installs nicely with the machine efi turned
on and a home made 44.5GiB stick also installed.
The bad news is that once rebooted the system did not recognise the stick
as the installation medium. If /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/00CDMountPoint is
modified to read
Then the stick will be recognised as the "cdrom".
But the gui needs to be installed for this to work.
Has any one else come accross this problem? If so do they have a
solution? Should a bug report be filed? It is probably too late for a
fix for Wheezy.
However, with the wholesale price of 64GB sticks now being less than $10
it seems that flash drives will be the installation media of the future.
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