somewhat off-topic - booting from USB drive

Sebastian Gil sebastianhgil at
Wed Jun 7 10:38:28 UTC 2006

2006/6/7, gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen <gabpaul at>:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to diagnose a pair of mostly dead PCs - celeron 700 or there
> abouts.
> In particular I'm having trouble booting from CD - CDdrive rarely
> recognised. Will boot from HDD - sometimes.
> I was planning to boot from a USB drive - intending to boot either Ubuntu
> live or the UBCD toolkit - but just copying the CD contents doesn't seem
> to be enough... any hints welcome.
Take a look at this how-to install slax in a usb pendrive

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