Results 1 to 2 of 2
so i have an older Pentium 3 laptop, a toshiba portege 7140CT.. it's one of those laptops designed to be light and easy on battery, so that means no CD ...
Enjoy an ad free experience by logging in. Not a member yet? Register.
- 04-11-2010 #1
- Join Date
- Apr 2010
can GRUB kickstart a CD/DVD boot from a USB drive?
i have a USB external DVD-RW drive, and what i want to do is configure GRUB to kickstart a CD/DVD boot from it if possible. obviously, being an old P3 laptop the BIOS has no concept of USB boot. is there a way to pull this off?
and before anybody suggests it, no i'm not going to buy a new laptop.
all i need to do with it is word processing, playing some mp3s, thunderbird, and maybe some light web browsing. seems a waste of money to get something new just for that.
- 04-11-2010 #2