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How do I create a bootable USB pen drive to start a Red Hat Enterprise Linux installation?

Updated 2013-08-15T07:09:11+00:00

Release found: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5

Problem

You need to install Red Hat Enterprise Linux on a server which does not have a floppy drive or CD-ROM drive, but which does have a USB port.

Assumptions

  • Your network environment is not set up to allow Red Hat Enterprise Linux to be installed completely from the network (through PXE boot). If it is, please make use of this option, as it is more straightforward than the procedure documented here.
  • Your network enviro...

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