SOLVED: Hardy->Karmic booting locked-room mystery

David Gerard dgerard at
Sun Jan 24 16:36:31 GMT 2010

2010/1/14 David Gerard <dgerard at>:

> Here's a locked-room mystery for you.
> Dell Latitude C610 laptop. Has no CD drive and doesn't boot from USB.
> Windows on the first partition, I put Debian Etch on from floppies for
> the second partition.

Solution: the loved one has been wanting to watch DVDs in bed anyway,
so we just spent the money and got a DVD drive for it, which it should
be entirely able to boot from. Then I can fix GRUB. Problem solved :-D

- d.

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