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Old 03-21-2006, 07:53 PM   #1
sturla
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How to boot LiveCD from grub?


I have a little problem. I have a PC that won't boot from the CD-rom! Is there some way to put grub on a floppy and boot a Linux Live CD? Is there some way to do the same with a LiveCD in a cdrom connected via USB? I know this sounds a bit strange, but i really would like to know.
 
Old 03-22-2006, 02:06 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by sturla
I have a little problem. I have a PC that won't boot from the CD-rom! Is there some way to put grub on a floppy and boot a Linux Live CD? Is there some way to do the same with a LiveCD in a cdrom connected via USB? I know this sounds a bit strange, but i really would like to know.
Not quite what you asked, but I would solve the general issue. There are a bazillion reasons that you might need to boot from CD---so why not fix the REAL problem up front.

Do you know WHY it won't boot? Is it possible that you just need a BIOS upgrade?
 
  


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