If as the blog said it works exactly the same way as floppy disks do
by trying the usb drive first aren't we going to spend the next 20 years
"fixing" laptops by plugging out the pen drive?!?
If that's the case I'm against it.
If the pc/laptop checks every drive for a bootsble partition I'm also
against it because it will increase boot time.
You would need to be able activate/deactivate the feature in the BIOS and
in my opinion it should be off by default - maybe we have that already?
I'm a big fan of booting from usb. I ran linux on an external drive for
two years in college. I had no broadband at home so i brought my
"system" into college for work and updates!!
Just had to make sure no sysadmin was watching!!
On Wed, 25 Mar 2009 20:39:11 +0000, Paul O'Malley - gnu's not unix - <ompaul at eircom.net> wrote:
>> I find most bios implementations I use which are not open are on F11/F12
> to get me to that sweet spot where it boots off the the USB key.
>>http://blog.ofset.org/ckhung/index.php?post/093h>> However it does raise some interesting thoughts in my strange brain.
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