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Re: Proposal: switch default desktop to xfce

Andrew Kane dixit:

>A lot of these boxes are ones that one would reasonably expect to
>support booting from USB, but in some cases the option isn't there in
>the BIOS setup or boot menu and in others the option is there but is
>ignored on boot some or all of the time. The inability to boot from a

Yeah, USB FDD works but not USB HDD, or something like that.

I recently had one of these cases (on a modern VIA C7 system even!)
and just threw the (Freeware, i.e. non-free in Debian terms) Plop
bootmanager on a floppy disc and used it to boot the Grml USB stick:

And neither my IBM X40 nor my employer's X61 can boot from SD card,
despite having the drive built in. Sucks.

16:47⎜«mika:#grml» .oO(mira ist einfach gut....)      23:22⎜«mikap:#grml»
mirabilos: und dein bootloader ist geil :)    23:29⎜«mikap:#grml» und ich
finds saugeil dass ich ein bsd zum booten mit grml hab, das muss ich dann
gleich mal auf usb-stick installieren	-- Michael Prokop über MirOS bsd4grml

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