[plug] boot from stick

orm ormg1 at bigpond.com
Tue Jan 12 22:42:51 WST 2010

Thanks Ishwor.
How do I write the master boot record to the 1st 512 bytes and, where do 
i find that record?

Ishwor Gurung wrote:
> 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.
> --
> Regards
> Ishwor Gurung
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