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Old 03-31-2011, 12:17 PM   #1
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Can you run live USB Linux after boot from CD?


For an older computer that won't boot off USB (like the live knoppix/ubuntu, etc) , is it possible to have it boot off of a special CD that will tell it to run the operating system off an attached USB thumbdrive?
 
Old 03-31-2011, 01:56 PM   #2
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It's doable (but I've never done it). Perhaps this will help
 
Old 03-31-2011, 05:52 PM   #3
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Plop and a copy from slitaz can allow a non-bios system to boot to a usb flash. It might be that a very old cd will work also. I think it is called smart boot manager.
 
  


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