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Date:      Thu, 21 Jan 2010 22:14:26 +0800
From:      Fbsd1 <fbsd1@a1poweruser.com>
To:        Christoph Kukulies <kuku@kukulies.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Cannot boot FreeBSD (8.0) from USB stick (Dell Inspiron 9400)
Message-ID:  <4B586142.3020404@a1poweruser.com>
In-Reply-To: <4B581838.8010107@kukulies.org>
References:  <4B581838.8010107@kukulies.org>

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Christoph Kukulies wrote:
> I installed FreeBSD 8.0 on an USB-stick and was able to boot it on my 
> Desktop PC and install 8.0
> from it.
> 
> Now I plugged the same stick into my Dell Inspiron 9400 and the USB 
> stick (2GB) is not even listed in the F12 Bios boot menu.
> 
> Any clues?
> 
> -- 
> Christoph
> 
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Older pc's have bios which do not have option to boot from USB stick.
I think that is so in your case. Check mfg website for bios update.
If not you are SOL. (shit outof luck)



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