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Old 09-30-2012, 09:57 AM   #1
cod_liver_0il
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No bios USB support.


Hi all, is it possible to boot a slackware usb install from lilo on my main drive. Reason being my bios don't support USB and i've never tried using slackware or any other OS's from USB.

Thanks.
 
Old 09-30-2012, 10:55 AM   #2
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Is there a floppy drive on that unit?

I have used a PLOP floppy to boot usb 1.1 with no bios support.

http://www.plop.at/

Plop can also be burned to a cd disk also and booted.
 
Old 09-30-2012, 12:36 PM   #3
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You'd need to place the kernel (and possibly initrd) into the /boot dir on the hard drive and point lilo at that.
 
Old 09-30-2012, 12:51 PM   #4
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Plop sounds good rokytnji, i'll give that ago.

gnashley, do you know of a HOWTO, i've googled around but not found anything.
 
  


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