[LinuxBIOS] USB booting in LinuxBIOS

Uwe Hermann uwe at hermann-uwe.de
Fri Nov 30 03:33:05 CET 2007

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On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 08:25:32PM -0500, Richard Smith wrote:
> That said, here in the OLPC offices we have still have periodic pain 
> involved with USB booting.  A lot of usb sticks are just trash.  The 
> generic case requires up to several seconds of delay before you can access 
> them.

I'm curious, what do you use for USB booting? Is it suitable for
generic LinuxBIOS use, too? Both FILO and Etherboot seem pretty broken
wrt USB at the moment, GRUB2 doesn't have support at all AFAIK.

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