Boot from USB DVD+/-RW Drive?

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Boot from USB DVD+/-RW Drive?

Postby Rydel » 2006-01-28 21:05

I want to install Debian on my old-ish Dell Inspiron 2650 laptop that only has a CD-ROM drive. Is there any way to set the BIOS to boot from a USB DVD drive? Maybe writing a command on a floppy, and setting the BIOS to boot from that?
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Postby domecq » 2006-02-02 01:06

You could get a better answer from Dell.

The reason I am suggesting that is that laptops are very "picky" computers.

They might suggest you a BIOS upgrade to reckon your USB DVD drive.
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