Boot from USB stick?

Ben Stuyts ben at
Wed Jan 19 05:53:05 PST 2005

On 19 Jan 2005, at 14:39, Cesar Mello wrote:

> That's an interesting idea, but as a suggestion you can also boot from
> a CompactFlash drive, that can be connected to an IDE bus through a
> small adapter.

Yes, but I want the people using this box to easily take out the USB 
stick and move it over to a desktop pc, without requiring them to have 
a CF reader.

> I don't know about FreeBSD booting from USB, I'm curious too. Let's
> wait for a reply.

I've found some references for Linux, so it is definitely possible.


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