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I put together a small computer and put damn small linux on a flas drive for it. The probmel is when i go into bios i dont see an option to boot from a flash drive. The motherboard is from an old dell dimention series with a 533 mhz processor.
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Some motherboards don't support booting from a USB device. And I doubt a Dell mobo will. Sorry.
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if you do not see it in bios, the board probably cant do it. you could try updating the bios though!
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