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Re: instalation on USB-less and CD-less machines



At 2:58 PM -0500 7/8/05, Mike McCarty wrote:
>Tony Nelson wrote:
 ...
>>Ack.  So "bootable" means the CD is accessable at all through the BIOS, not
>>whether it can read a bootsector per se.
>>
>>
>Not quite. I suppose there could be a BIOS with CD support which did
>not also allow Boot from CDROM as an option. I haven't seen any, but
>there could be. If that were the case, then having a GRUB floppy which
>could lift (using the BIOS) the boot image from the CDROM would
>help.

Well, yes, e.g. the BIOS on my machine allows to choose not booting from
some things it is cabable of booting from, as well as changing the order of
boot devices.
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