On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 12:17:13PM -0400, James Laska wrote:
Based on an issue discovered during Fedora 14 Beta testing, the Fedora
QA team is currently discussing how best to address gaps in our test
matrix . The specific bug  potentially concerns using the
livecd-iso-to-disk command to write ISO media other than the Live image
to a USB drive.
From looking at the Fedora 13 installation guide, it recommends using
the Live.iso and ...
* liveusb-creator on Windows 
* liveusb-creator, livecd-iso-to-disk or dd on Linux 
Later in the guide, it recommends using the boot.iso and ...
* livecd-iso-to-disk on Linux 
Does anyone know why that last bullet recommends using the boot.iso
instead of the Live.iso? I'm trying to reconcile what is documented and
what is supported by the livecd-tools package. This mail is intended to
cover the documentation.
From what I can tell, you're right James -- this seems like a
in the documentation. If one reads the section as a new user, the
instructions for obtaining and making either CD/DVD or USB media have
already been covered in the chapter for  and  before one ever
In cases where the user can't boot from a CD/DVD but wanted to use an
alternative installation method, I thought the 'dd' tool was used with
the 'boot.iso' minimal boot image to make a USB device, rather than
Can anyone confirm this? Is applying livecd-iso-to-disk to images
*other* than our Live images really supported?
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