somewhat off-topic - booting from USB drive

gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen gabpaul at melbpc.org.au
Wed Jun 7 10:55:09 UTC 2006


thanks - I think that gives me all the hints I need.

On Wed, 07 Jun 2006 20:38:28 +1000, Sebastian Gil  
<sebastianhgil at gmail.com> wrote:

> 2006/6/7, gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen  
> <gabpaul at melbpc.org.au>:
>> 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
>
> http://os.newsforge.com/os/05/07/08/1522251.shtml?tid=2
>



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