F17 vs. Pentium 4

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 16:21:53 UTC 2012

On 1 April 2012 09:49, Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu> wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Apr 2012, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 31, 2012 at 16:39:56 -0500,
>>  Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu> wrote:
>>> On Sat, 31 Mar 2012, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
>>> Can they be booted without media?
>> Possibly, but I am not sure how to do it. I usually use livecd-iso-to-disk
>> to put images on flash drives and boot from them.
> That could be a problem.
> My machine won't boot with a USB drive attached and my burner does not work.
> Can one boot using a partition that is an iso image?
> I've mounted such partitions, but that is not the same as booting from one.

Some BIOS's will, others won't. From the differences you have listed
with your hardware, I would go with no on yours.

Stephen J Smoogen.
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