install on USB flash memory

Martin Nilsson martin at
Wed Feb 14 07:25:20 UTC 2007

Karel Miklav wrote:
> Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
>  > I think this has been discussed before.  The problem is that FreeBSD's
>  > bootloader doesn't support booting off of such devices, thus you
>  > need to use GRUB or another bootloader.
> But the guy from tutorial is doing that, and I made such a stick too.
> And it boots on ThinkPad X40 perfectly.

It depends on the BIOS, it works on some boards but most new 
motherboards I've tried gives a BTX halted panic.

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