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Re: [debian-knoppix] Boot from USB stick

Hi Andreas,

On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 18:07:38 +0200, Andreas Schockenhoff wrote:

> > Yes, but I'm afraid BIOS manufacturers are making their own "standards"
> > for booting USB devices...
> I have checked a Phoenix and a Intel BIOS (I think AMI based) both work
> fine. I have problems with a Award BIOS. (A older one.)

I have a Award/Phoenix-BIOS (no joke) in my Shuttle SS51G. I must
select USB-ZIP as boot device when booting from USB memory stick. Other
settings (USB-HDD, USB-CDROM) won't work.

> I use install-mbr for the boot sector. Very nice mini bootloader. :-) 
> Better than fdisk /mbr. :-)

I also used install-mbr. No problem on the Fujitsu/Siemens stick. The
Medion (Aldi) stick didn't boot.

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