On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 10:39 PM, John R Pierce <pie...@hogranch.com> wrote:
> On 10/13/2016 7:10 PM, Rob Kampen wrote:
>>> Mmn, that didn't work. I dd'd the latest Fedora Live iso onto a USB
>>> drive, put it into a brand spanking new Dell Latitude E7470, hit F12
>>> at Dell logo and got "Selected boot device failed". Do I need to make
>>> it bootable using fdisk or some such?
>> Not that I recall - a simple dd of the iso onto a usb stick just works see
> some USB sticks don't seem to like to be boot devices, and I've never
> figured out why. Sandisk stuff generally seems to work, and most all my
> current USB sticks are Sandisk Ultra Fit (the really tiny ones, typically in
> 16GB or 32GB).
That was it. I was able to boot Fedora. I was using a 128GB USB 3.0
drive. I tried a lowly 8GB drive and it worked.
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