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Running Linux from USB

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  • Started 8 years ago by SSDF
  • Latest reply from The Geek
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Posted yesterday 
Posts: 67

I've been setting up My computer etc to be able to run Damn Small Linux from a USB.

I've gone through the steps very carefully and I have checked to make sure the files are in fact on the USB.
SO I reboot my computer and hit F12 for the boot menu, opt for hard ware or w.e and Sure enough there says : HDDB San disk cruzer ( or somthing darn close to that ;) )

I click to boot through that but then The screen says boot from CD: ....
Please insert CD and hit enter.

IIf anyone knows why it might be doing so please tell me :(


Posted 8 years ago
The Geek
Posts: 2059

Did you just copy the files to the USB drive? You usually need to set the MBR (master boot record) of the flash drive in order for it to boot.

Posted 8 years ago

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