[syslinux] [help] Use syslinux but can not boot from USB key

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sat Aug 11 07:45:44 PDT 2007

Helmut Hullen wrote:
> There are (at least) 4 types of booting via USB, all depend from the  
> a) doesn't boot
> b) expects superfloppy
> c) expects partitions
> d) small size: expects superfloppy; big size: expects partitions

The fact that the BIOS gets involved at all is in itself a BIOS bug, but
probably is impossible to fix.

Sometimes changing the mode to USB-ZIP if there is such a mode helps.


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