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  1. Resolved. I never could get the usb intall to work properly so I gave up and bought an external dvd drive, which I really have no other use for after this, but at least I can stop struggling with it. Mandriva 2008.1 is now installed and working fine. I do appreciate everyone who replied.
  2. According to the wiki at http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Releases/Mandr...my_hard_disk.3F - Can I install Mandriva Flash to my hard disk? Short answer: no. The live installation tool (draklive-install) is not included in Mandriva Flash, because in some rare case, the bootloader installation could have erased the Mandriva Flash bootloader. As preventive measure, Mandriva did not include this tool in Mandriva Flash. Long answer: if you feel adventurous, and you can download the draklive-install package from the Mandriva official repositories, and use it at your own risks. so I guess, theoretically at least, you could add the ability. Way over my head, though, and kind of defeats the purpose of buying the Flash from them instead of making one yourself. At least there was a good reason to leave it out, I guess.
  3. The 2008.1 Flash would probably boot, but it won't let you do an install. They left the install stuff off, so you have to run it from the flash drive. I don't care for PCLinux much. I wasn't sure if MCN would support all the eeepc hardware out of the box, since it is 2007.1 but it might be worth a try. Thanks for the info! :)
  4. Thanks for those links. I've checked them but still haven't found what I needed. I did follow the instructions on a link from one of those sites but it didn't work for me so I thought the MCNLive option would be easier and have better results, if only there were a current version. I think my trouble is that my usb drive isn't formatted correctly. Does anyone know what distro the All in One versopm at pendrivelinux.com is based on?
  5. I'm trying to get Mandriva installed on my son's eeePC, which doesn't have a cd or dvd drive. The net install had problems with the bootloader and didn't work so I've been trying to find out how to make a live Mandriva usb stick that will let me install onto the eeepc's drive. The search led me to MCNLive, but the one I found looks like an old version. Is there one based off of Spring 2008? Is Pendrivelinux based on Mandriva? What about the All in one version I saw at Pendrivelinux.com? I can't really tell what the differences in all these are. I only know that Mandriva Spring 2008.1 is supposed to support all the eeepc hardware out of the box, so that is what I'm looking for. I'd really appreciate any help you can give this newb.
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