[rescue] What to do with those USB "pen" drives...

Mike Hebel nimitz at nimitzbrood.com
Sat Aug 9 09:34:34 CDT 2003

On Saturday, August 9, 2003, at 09:33 AM, Frank Van Damme wrote:

>> As far as booting from a CDROM, yeah - most x86 boxen made at that 
>> time
>> were perfectly capable of booting from CD.
> I have several pentium 1 boxen not capable of booting from a cdrom, 
> and I have
> never known of any 486's who were. Maybe the PS/2 was ahead of its 
> time, I
> don't know.

I've actually known several 486 boxes that could boot from CD.  Granted 
they were slightly "later" boards but they did do it.

IIRC most Pentium 1 boards had the option but almost nobody ever 
enabled it.  Though I agree that there were quite a few that didn't 
have that ability.

Mike Hebel

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