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Installing Debian from USB flash drive

Needed files you can find here download vmlinuz and initrd.gz from hd-media directory.

1) Run as root to format usb flash to FAT (all data will be lost)

mkdosfs /dev/sdX1

where /dev/sdX1 should be your USB flash drive e.g. /dev/sdb1

2) Run as root to install syslinux on usb

syslinux /dev/sdX1

3) Mount usb and copy there ISO image file and initrd.gz and vmlinuz
4) Create and enter to syslinux.cfg on root folder of USB flash drive

default vmlinuz
append initrd=initrd.gz

5) USB is ready to install Debian from it.

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