BTX on USB pen drive

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Fri Mar 7 12:06:09 UTC 2008

On Fri, 7 Mar 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> > I think you can use GRUB, because it is used in stage where all
> > systems works the same way and amd64 kernel will be booted in later
> > stage.
> All of what you've said is correct.  I'm not sure who's having
> problems with GRUB on USB sticks, because yes, it does work.  (There
> are some USB stick models, however, which do not support booting. 
> That's a vendor/manufacturer problem however.)

My experience with GRUB is limited to trying to get the port to install 
on an amd64 machine (failed)..

And as Rink says - amd64 kernels rely on things the loader does to work, 
although I guess it might be possible to add that to GRUB.

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