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Old 01-04-2009, 12:39 PM   #1
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Booting from usb flash drive - how?


I have transferred a version of linux to a flash drive instead of a cd/dvd. How do I get the pc to boot from the drive?
 
Old 01-04-2009, 12:41 PM   #2
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Go into the bios (press F2 or F12 or ESC at boot)and let it boot from USB
However not all computers can boot from USB
 
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Booting from usb

I have looked at that and it isn't an option on my pc. Is there any other way of booting from the usb or will I have to go back to the cd way?
 
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I have looked at that and it isn't an option on my pc. Is there any other way of booting from the usb or will I have to go back to the cd way?
If you have a floppy drive,
you could use a floppy, to boot from USB
http://linuxgazette.net/116/okopnik1.html

Otherwise you have to go back to the cd way
 
  


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