Subject: Re: USB 2.0 for the brave
To: Lennart Augustsson <>
From: David Maxwell <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/23/2001 10:31:56
On Fri, Nov 23, 2001 at 11:57:31AM +0100, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
> Johan Danielsson wrote:
> > (Peter Seebach) writes:
> >
> > > Cool.  When can I plug in a disk?
> >
> > More interesting (to me): how can I boot from a fw (or usb) disk? Are
> > there bioses/controllers that allow for this?
> I've heard of BIOSs that support booting from USB floppy, so that's close.

NetBSD boots correctly from a floppy install set used in the USB floppy
drive of a Sony VAIO.

David Maxwell,| --> Although some of you out
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