somewhat off-topic - booting from USB drive
woyciesjes at sbcglobal.net
Wed Jun 7 16:39:40 UTC 2006
gabrielle harrison and Paul van den Bergen wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm trying to diagnose a pair of mostly dead PCs - celeron 700 or there
> 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...
Take a look at Damn Small Linux also...
You can install it to boot from a USB drive, and if the PC in question
can't boot from USB, there is a floppy diskette image there that you can
boot from which will make the PC boot from the USB drive...
--- Dave Woyciesjes
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