Subject: Re: ISO images in pub/NetBSD-daily
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/30/2007 12:16:38
On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 12:17:31PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> I'm not sure this would work. Doing a bootable USB image should be doable,
> but I don't know the magics required. I once tried to make a ZIP drive
> bootable with a USB drive and failed, but maybe the BIOS on this box
> was just too old.

You do need a system with a BIOS that will boot USB drive.

It your BIOS does, then it just a matter of running fdisk to put on
the mbr loaded (you might find it has one already), and putting the
appropriate code at the start of the mbr partition - just like any
other i386 disk.


David Laight: