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Bootable memory stick

#2
Debian and Knoppix support it but couldn't find anything on windows. Bummer it would be great to ditch the floppy in favor of a usb stick.
 

Henyman

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#4
my 512Mb usb drive came with software to do it? i can make it bootable......................................
 

Xie

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#6
Glaanieboy said:
BUT, your computer must support booting from USB. If it doesn't, you can't do it, how many software apps you install.
What he said .. w/out a bios that supports it (or some kind of bios overlay) you can't boot from USB device :(
 
#7
You got me interested. My ^*%*^(_ bios supports boot from everything USB except a memory stick. Dam thought I had finally got rid of the floppy. :(
 
#15
Got a solution I think.
I got a distro of linux to work on it.
Anyone find a way to make a bootable floppy that will then boot the usb stick?
Dont need it for alot of the bios'es I work on but it would be nice to have.

Cheers
 
#19
ZEROHOUR

I tried the USB ZIP (as well as all the others) and it didn't work. I'll keep poking around but I think it's just not supported in bios.
 

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