Haris1977
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Install OpenElec in NOOBS (but on usb stick)

Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:05 am

Greetings

I know i can install many os's through NOOBS (like oe, debian etc). But this happens only in sd card. Is there any way to install OpenElec through NOOBS in usb drive? :?:

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Re: Install OpenElec in NOOBS (but on usb stick)

Fri Aug 21, 2015 11:18 am

Haris1977 wrote:Greetings

I know i can install many os's through NOOBS (like oe, debian etc). But this happens only in sd card. Is there any way to install OpenElec through NOOBS in usb drive? :?:
An alternative is Berryboot which has the facility built in

http://www.berryterminal.com/doku.php/berryboot
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Haris1977
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Re: Install OpenElec in NOOBS (but on usb stick)

Fri Aug 21, 2015 12:40 pm

Yes, i know BerryBoot, but you can not update Openelec through its configuration.

So i am looking for a noobs installation (even if it lacks the hdmi cec option i first menu :cry: )

I somewhere read that i only have to manually copy the OS to the flash drive then change the root = statement in cmdline in the boot partition to root=/dev/sda1

Is that true?

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Re: Install OpenElec in NOOBS (but on usb stick)

Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:07 pm

Haris1977 wrote:Yes, i know BerryBoot, but you can not update Openelec through its configuration.

So i am looking for a noobs installation (even if it lacks the hdmi cec option i first menu :cry: )

I somewhere read that i only have to manually copy the OS to the flash drive then change the root = statement in cmdline in the boot partition to root=/dev/sda1

Is that true?
Yes, even with NOOBS, that should be possible. You just have to make sure you change cmdline.txt in the NOOBS menu, not from your computer.
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Haris1977
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Re: Install OpenElec in NOOBS (but on usb stick)

Fri Aug 21, 2015 1:18 pm

Thanks, i will try it asap

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