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[LIVE] Software tool to install XBMC Live to USB flash drive without booting to CD - The_Butcher - 2008-09-25 20:04
My media PC doesn't have an optical drive. Weird, I know, but it usually streams everything from a network drive.
Is there an easy way to install XBMC Live to USB stick without booting from CD?
- lcapriotti - 2008-09-25 22:08
if you are familiar with Linux and have a working linux machine you will be able to transfer the install script out of Live and run it on the other box.
If not, borrow a PC with optical drive for 10 minutes and you will be done.
- Gamester17 - 2008-09-26 00:14
Moving to the feature suggestions forum.
[LIVE] Software tool to install XBMC Live to USB flash drive without booting to CD - lcapriotti - 2009-04-27 12:44
There are two ways to create a bootable XBMC Live USB disk using Windows:
1. Use Virtualbox
With the latest Virtualbox you can boot from the ISO image and access an USB disk mounted on the host computer.
2. Use Unetbootin
Start unetbootin, select disk image and choose the file XBMCLive.ISO.
Once the process is finished open the file syslinux.cfg on the flash disk and replace all occurrences of "boot=cd" with "boot=usb".
Due to the lack of the required tools in Windows, unetbootin cannot create the "permanent storage file", ie the flash disk will start in read-only mode.
If you want to have a permanent system storage boot the flash disk in safe mode, logon at console prompt and type:
(replace 600 with your preferred size in MB).
After a reboot you will have a complete XBMC Live bootable disk.
Fork GeeXboX Win32 Installer and GeeXboX ISO Generator and modify them for XBMC Live? - Gamester17 - 2009-04-29 12:17
Would be cool if we could modify "GeeXboX Win32 Installer" and the "GeeXboX ISO Generator" installer software tools to work with XBMC Live, I believe that they are open source and licensed under the GPL:
Quote:GeeXboX Win32 Installer
Quote:GeeXboX ISO Generator
Alternatively if we could make something similar that works the same way?