[ubuntu-uk] bootable USB drive

Steve yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 28 20:30:54 GMT 2009

On Wed, 28 Oct 2009 19:17:01 -0000, Liam Wilson <liamwilson93 at gmail.com>  

> Rob Beard wrote:
>> javadayaz wrote:
>>> tbh i dont think ive not seen it either.the PIII is an old dell
>>> machine..but i will have to have another look!!!
>> You may find it won't (the Dell P3 machines I have support CD & network
>> booting but not USB booting).  Try pressing the F12 key though when the
>> machine starts, it'll either possibly give you an option to boot from a
>> network or come up with a boot menu.
>> Rob
> I've found that if you can select the boot device as a "USB Zip", it
> will boot from a USB pen drive. That is, of course, if you can on a PIII.
> Liam
Thank you Liam :-)
I never thought to try that, it works on an old P4 machine I have.  Sadly  
that option, or any other USB boot option, isn’t available on any of the  
PIII machines I have.


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