FreeBSD-6.2, 7.0-BETA1 boot on Lenovo X60
dimitry at andric.com
Sun Nov 4 11:36:50 PST 2007
Andreas Rudisch wrote:
> or try the boot floopies:
There's no floppy drive in the X series ThinkPads, so you'll end up
using an USB floppy drive. This will probably lead to the same BTX
loader problem as with USB CD-ROM drives. The same is probably
applicable to booting from USB sticks, and I'm not even sure FreeBSD
supports booting off those.
AFAIK the only non-PXE alternative is using the UltraBase docking
station, which has an optical drive bay connected via ATAPI. But it's
rather expensive; here in .nl, it's about EUR 175 for the dock, and EUR
130 for the CD-RW/DVD drive (not even a DVD writer!!).
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