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Hello, I'm wondering if it is possible to boot Knoppix 3.4 or 3.7 on PCs that have their BIOSes locked and a disordered boot-sequence. The only reason why I'm asking ...
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    Booting Knoppix with a passwd-protected BIOS


    Hello,

    I'm wondering if it is possible to boot Knoppix 3.4 or 3.7 on PCs that have their BIOSes locked and a disordered boot-sequence. The only reason why I'm asking is that I want to use Linux on my school's computers, yet quite a few of them have HD over CDROM in the boot sequence, and I can't edit the BIOSes bcoz they are passwd protected. Is it possible to insert both the Knoppix CD and a floppy diskette that "points to" the cdrom drive, thereby bypassing the default HD boot? If so, what would the contents of the floppy be like?

    Thanks

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    You might want to have a look at the following link for a floppy that gives you a choice on were to boot. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/topic-14601.html

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    Wow, thanks a lot dylunio! This is an amazing utility!

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