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Old 04-17-2005, 04:32 PM   #1
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Question Usb harddrive install ?


Which version of kernel or above does support usb harddrive install and boot !!!??
my pc's bios does not support usb boot !how should i do to make it boot from usb flash drive/hard drive ?

 
Old 04-17-2005, 04:34 PM   #2
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2.6 supports usb boot for sure, 2.4 probably, too. 2.2 - not sure, but it should be doable. The most important thing is to make your BIOS do it. Without this it won't work. Have you tried a BIOS upgrade? Maybe that's your solution?
 
Old 04-17-2005, 05:06 PM   #3
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If your bios won't support booting from a usb drive the kernel version of your distro doesn't matter, it's the bios that determines what get's booted from and what doesn't.

A bios upgrade may solve your problem if one is available and if it supports booting from a usb device.
 
  


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