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Old 01-12-2009, 12:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default USB Flash Drive Booting. Question.

If your USB flash drive holds other data, such as files, applications, etc... is it still possible to put a LiveCD ISO (such as GParted) on it (along with all of the other existing data) and successfully boot to your USB flash drive?

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I have a Dell Optiplex 740. Thanks to Dell's idea to include weird fricken chipset drivers, GParted doesn't pick up the HDD and just spins and spins and spins. I ran out of CDs and I've found a couple LiveCD downloads in the testing stage with GParted, but I have nothing to burn them to. I was hoping I could just add it to my flash drive and boot to it.

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Old 01-12-2009, 01:54 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I think you would need to partition the drive and then use unetbootin to burn the iso to the partition.
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