ryanVM + update pack + USB_MultiBoot.cmd = possible?

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goldznnz
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ryanVM + update pack + USB_MultiBoot.cmd = possible?

Post by goldznnz » Tue Sep 21, 2010 6:20 am

I've been trying to get this to work but have been unsuccessful. I really like the idea of installing xp from usb drive esp with update packs.

1st is this even possible?
2nd has anyone used rvmi + aio update packs + usb usb_multiboot.cmd successfully?

I'm sure many of you are familiar with usb_multiboot.cmd
http://www.boot-land.net/forums/?showtopic=4900

I have used USB_MultiBoot.cmd many times before with clean sp2 or sp3 sources but for some reason i cannot get this to work when integrating update packs via ryanVM with my xp source.

If i use USB_MultiBoot.cmd with a clean sp2 or sp3 source, it works perfect. And using ryanVM + user hidden update pack works perfect when making iso to cd. Its just when i try to do BOTH, I am getting some kind of "win 7 xx type of error" when xp starts up from usb drive

I must be "effing" up somewhere! I tried almost a dozen times and finally had to turn here for help :D

Anybody with suggestions or advice?
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Post by goldznnz » Fri Sep 24, 2010 7:36 pm

just updating my own post, LOL

its been figured out and yes u can use ryanVM + update packs +usb_multiboot!!!

man its so awesome having this all on a usb drive instead of disc!

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How did you do it??

Post by mark strelecki » Fri Sep 24, 2010 10:19 pm

DETAILS, man. DETAILS!

Don't make us search all over creation trying to learn what you already know.

AdThanksvance. (thanks in advance)


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Post by kauppila » Tue Oct 12, 2010 2:35 pm

I didn't do this exactly, but I did the following:

I created a WinPE 3.0 bootable USB disk.

Loaded a slim environment on it so that I have a Windows Explorer interface and network support.

I then created a CMD script to repartition the C: drive, Copy the XP source from my USB disk to the local (now clean) C: drive, and launch setup from there.

The XP source I use is patched with Drivepacks (driverpacks.net) and Onepiece XP packs, and I use a winnt.sif answer file with it.

It takes about 45 minutes to get a computer from just about any state to a clean desktop and windows start menu. Then I can then launch whatever I need depending on which cusomter I am working with at the time.

So, rather than needing to boot twice off my USB disk with the USB Multiboot, I only need to boot once off my key, but it takes a bit longer because I have to load the PE environment. Certainly a trade I am willing to make. But I am also looking to make it better.

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Post by alban » Sat Nov 13, 2010 5:48 pm

I use WinSetupFromUSB 0-2-3 and works great for me.

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http://www.datafilehost.com/download-dfc48473.html

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Post by goldznnz » Thu Nov 18, 2010 8:44 pm

the error(s) i was having was:

1) my product key was off by a digit (my G's and 6's swapped)

2) for some reason nod32 don't like you allow copying i386 contents, so I temporarily turn it off.

3) absolutely sure all file paths were simple and no spaces

and it works like a charm, i prolly have done almost a dozen re-installs on testing out different things. xp installs in about 10 mins flat!!!
goldznnz wrote:just updating my own post, LOL

its been figured out and yes u can use ryanVM + update packs +usb_multiboot!!!

man its so awesome having this all on a usb drive instead of disc!

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