Firewire drivers



I have a laptop with a P4 2.4Ghz CPU, 512MB RAM, 40GB hard drive, Firewire Port, USB1 port, PCMCIA port and an external 120GB Firewire hard drive.

Is there anyway I can load drivers at startup so that I can access the drive at startup?

The drive can also be used via USB2 but the only USB2 port is via a PCMCIA port and this is also inaccessible at startup.

The BIOS only allows floppy disk, Internal hard drive and internal CDROM to be used to boot the system

Shamus MacNoob

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If the bios does not allow for any options to boot from other devices such as a zip drive or what not then I dont see how that is possible :)


Perhaps I could boot the laptop from a CDROM or floppy into DOS. Can I now access the Firewire drive after loading the relevant (if they exist) drivers?

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