This HOWTO explains how to create a Gentoo Linux LiveUSB or, in other words, how to emulate an x86 or AMD64 Gentoo Linux LiveCD using a USB flash drive.

Contents

1 Introduction

1.1 The LiveUSB
1.2 Using dd command
1.3 Prerequisites

2 Preparing the USB flash drive (Manual Mode)

2.1 Partitioning the drive
2.2 Creating the filesystem
2.3 Installing a Master Boot Record

3 Copying Read More →