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by krausser
28 Feb 2014, 00:23
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Booting Porteus
Replies: 20
Views: 2848

Re: Booting Porteus

@fanthom

I think I'll try with another USB drive as soon as I get my hands in one. If problem persists, I'll ask around again. Thanks.
by krausser
27 Feb 2014, 20:31
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Booting Porteus
Replies: 20
Views: 2848

Re: Booting Porteus

probably you have older bios (like me) that can't recognize correctly syslinux on pendrives and you must install lilo loader (use linux to do it, it is in Slax 6.1.2 and Porteus 1.2, if I have enough time I will share it at weekend). But you can install syslinux on your harddrive (replace windows b...
by krausser
27 Feb 2014, 11:08
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Booting Porteus
Replies: 20
Views: 2848

Re: Booting Porteus

@krausser Excuse the dumb question but did you do it that way (within windows) extract the two folders, boot and porteus, out of the iso onto your flash-drive navigate to your flash-drive into the boot folder and execute the "Porteus-installer-for-Windows.exe"..? Yes. Exactly as you said. The first...
by krausser
27 Feb 2014, 10:19
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Booting Porteus
Replies: 20
Views: 2848

Re: Booting Porteus

@krausser Q: could you ever boot anything from your Kingston usb-flash-drive ? I'm asking, because I read a lot of threads talking about not booting kingston/verbatim usb-flash-drives. My first test would be to take a different flash-drive; or try to boot yours at another PC. just to be sure. This ...
by krausser
27 Feb 2014, 10:15
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Booting Porteus
Replies: 20
Views: 2848

Re: Booting Porteus

@krausser How did you make your USB drive bootable? Other than moving the USB drive ahead of the hard drive for booting what other BIOS changes did you make? Does the Acer boot when the USB drive is not plugged in? BTW & FYI Windows XP looses support April 8th. 1. I first just copied the files to t...
by krausser
27 Feb 2014, 03:40
Forum: Newbie questions
Topic: Booting Porteus
Replies: 20
Views: 2848

Booting Porteus

Hello! Before, I tried to look up this issue in the forum but since I couldn't I'm doing this post. Sorry if there's already a topic on this but I didn't found it! I have an issue with booting Porteus. I already read how to configure the BIOS to boot Porteus from a Kingston 2GB USB flash drive, and ...