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Re: OT?? Refusal to boot from external USB



On Sun, 06 Dec 2009 12:46:19 -0600, Steven Stern wrote:

> On 12/06/2009 11:46 AM, BeartoothHOS wrote:
	[....] 
>> 	Afaict, Anaconda never gets launched from the DVD.
>> 
>> 	What am I doing wrong? Do I just need to get the Constantine
>> option out of there?
>> 
>> 	If so, is it enough to edit /boot/grub/grub.conf? Or do I have to
>> find and dig out everything it refers to? Or what??
> 
> I've found that the only way to get my Dell desktop to boot from the USB
> key is to turn off all other USB devices. The Dell sees the memory card
> slots in my printer before it sees the USB key and reports it can't find
> a bootable device.  Turning off the printer solves this.  So, try
> unplugging or powering down all other USB devices and see if the Dell
> will boot from the external USB.

	Weird; but I tried it. No joy. It just brought up the same grub 
screen as ever.
-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, Neo-Redneck Not Quite Clueless Power User
I have precious (very precious!) little idea where up is.


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