USB & FreeBSD

Sam Smith S at mSmith.net
Thu Nov 1 16:52:19 GMT 2001


On Thu, 1 Nov 2001, Christopher Raven wrote:
> Does anyone know if I will be able to boot a FreeBSD box (for installation)
> from an external USB floppy disk drive? If so, are there any 'known to be
> more successful' devices around?

As long as your BIOS can see the drive, you should be ok to boot even if
FBSD doesn't see the drive.

Although if you need 2 discs, then you need a drive supported by the BSD
kernel you booted to be able to read the second.



Sam

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