BIOS too old

Patton Echols p.echols at
Thu Aug 19 06:04:54 UTC 2010

Johnny Lee wrote:
> Hello,
> I think this issue probably had been brought up before. But I can't 
> find a satisfactory answer in the Ubuntu support database yet.
> I think my BIOS (Windows XP) is too old. It can only boot from floppy 
> drive, dvd drive, network, and hard drive (in that order). I got to 
> the step of having Ubuntu 10.04 on a USB stick but I can't boot from 
> it. What can I do?

Will the dvd drive boot a CD?  Why not boot from that?

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