[plug] boot from stick

Ishwor Gurung ishwor.gurung at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 04:52:05 WST 2010

2010/1/11 Ishwor Gurung <ishwor.gurung at gmail.com>:
> Hi Orm,
> 2010/1/11 orm <ormg1 at bigpond.com>:
> [...]
>> The CD i have is short on space to burn LinuxMint-8. Can i extract Mint-8 to
>> a USB stick, then boot from the stick instead of from a CD?
> In short yes - You have to make sure you write the master boot record
> into the first 512 byte  of your USB stick (boot sector) and then make
> sure your BIOS supports booting off USB.There are very many guides on
> the net to help you with that.
Oh and don't forget to mark the partition bootable while you're at it :-)

Ishwor Gurung
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