[ubuntu-uk] Mini-success story
lake54 at lake54.com
Fri May 29 15:50:25 BST 2009
Would creating a USB startup disk work off a partition on an external
hard disk? If so that'd be brill.
On 29 May 2009, at 15:46, Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk> wrote:
> James Milligan wrote:
>> Now this is something that's definitely going to help tomorrow!
>> My PC with XP on has today started throwing blue screens every time
>> starts up i.e. I can't use it - which is a nightmare because I'm
>> a website online for some revision help.
>> With the Ubuntu 8.10 live cd I've got, I can now go online for
>> long I want! The only thing I have to do is install flash player and
>> that's it!!!
>> Oh I'm so using Ubuntu full time as soon as I can!
>> PS - the BSOD error was machine check exception - mainly associated
>> with CPU but it seems to be running fine.
> That's good, I find it's always handy to have an Ubuntu Live CD
> around for those times when something like that happens. What you
> do is also create an Ubuntu USB stick (should be under System ->
> Administration -> USB Startup Disk creator) which hopefully you'd be
> able to boot from. I believe it should be possible then to install
> Flash on there too so you can simply boot and start working straight
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