USB boot on buggy bioses recipe
> Hi this may not work with debian,
> but I have/had a similar issue with loading Ubunutu onto a machine with
> a partly broken CD (would boot but would have difficulty reading some
> parts on the CD).
> With my machine the BIOS was not able to boot from USB.
> You can eject the CD just after the kernel and casper has started
> loading and when it gets to the second splash screen/loading root
> filesystem it the searches all the places it can.... including USB.
> It then proceeds to load the rest of the system.
> I suspect that you could use a floppy for the first part of the boot,
> just to get it aware enough to understand USB, but have not proved this.
> Hope this is helpful,
Maybe a micro iso ( Types: iso, net. ) plus "usbboot" without root file
system asking where to load from or trying successively /dev/sda1