[rescue] booting flash drive from OpenBOOT?
maz at misterjones.org
Sat May 17 03:39:31 CDT 2008
>>>>> "James" == James Hartley <jjhartley at gmail.com> writes:
James> Is it possible to boot a flash drive once within OpenBOOT?
James> Searching thus far hasn't revealed anything yet.
If your system can boot off an IDE disk, this should be a no-brainer.
I boot my Netra AX-1105 off a 64MB CompactFlash, plugged into an
IDE-CF converter. Seen as a very small IDE disk from the OF. Quite
If your system is SCSI only, then you'd have to add something like an
Acard SCSI-to-IDE bridge, which ruins the inexpensive aspect of the
Maybe modern system can boot from USB, but I'm happily stuck with
older stuff... ;-)
And if you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there...
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