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Old 11-11-2009, 12:38 AM   #1
foxxy606
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usb boot disc?


I am kinda new to linux, and I was wondering if there is a way to make a disc that will tell your computer to boot from usb? This computer doesn't have the boot from usb option in the bios. Hp Omnibook Xe2
I was also wondering which distro would work the best on it.
700Mhtz
192Mb RAM
NO Hard drive.
I had been using puppy linux on a live Cd, but I do not like it very much. Any other suggestions?
 
Old 11-11-2009, 01:16 AM   #2
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You could try checking if there's a newer bios, they may have added 'boot from usb' support

cheers
 
Old 11-11-2009, 06:09 AM   #3
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Plop Bootmanager is what you need bro

I include Plop in almost all my downloads
http://multidistro.com/downloads/current/current.html

it boots usb's on PC's that cant boot usb/usb-cdrom,etc

here LINK> plpbt executable

gurb menu.lst entry for plop

Code:
title Plop
root (hdx,x)
kernel /boot/plpbt
best option 4 you may be 503box-Live
it has plop and runs on my 160MB RAM lappy well
http://multidistro.com/downloads/current/read.txt
 
  


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