To tell you the truth, I don't know why there would only be problems
with RH/Fedora. I would put money on Mandrake having the same
I had come accross postings about disabling support for legacy
devices before I ever put linux on this machine last March. I do
know the option ( in bios ) when enabled allows one to boot from
usb devices. I also know that HP has done many many unorthodox
things in their bios'. On their laptop motherboards period.
Let me know if the bios switch worked.