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Old 07-14-2010, 08:21 AM   #1
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Exclamation Puppy on USB - boot says "missing operating system"


I have done no mistakes.

My BIOS boots from the USB.
I downloaded puppy 5.0.1 iso and burned it to a cd.
Then booted from the cd and used install to set it up on a usb.
It didn't work ...

I am a complete newbie ..... please Help me

Also please suggest some other distro for a usb
 
Old 07-14-2010, 08:36 AM   #2
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What do you mean when you say "it didn't work"? Are you able to boot to other USB devices?
 
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Old 07-14-2010, 09:36 AM   #3
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Yes i can

my bios supports usb boot

dont know why puppy linux didn't boot
 
Old 07-14-2010, 09:37 AM   #4
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It definitely recognizes the device as bootable ..... but shows the message " Missing Operating System"
 
Old 10-28-2010, 10:16 PM   #5
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when you put puppy on the stick did you give it the flag that names it as a bootable device?

i dont know if this helps but on my box every time i want to boot from usb i must choose that option in boot set-up. it sounds more like you didn't make it bootable
 
  


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