[syslinux] Ugh on new bios.

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Sun Feb 1 13:08:48 PST 2009

Jeff Sadowski wrote:
> Just so others know. On my EVGA motherboard the option to boot
> removable media didn't work on my usb flash drive with syslinux on it.
> Yesterday I tried updating the version of syslinux and seeing if that
> would wok. Frustrated with it not working I moaned and groaned and my
> brother decided to look for options in the bios that I might have
> missed. He couldn't find anything. But I decided to look at the bios
> just a little more and wala. Under the regular hard drive options I
> found my USB flash disk listed. Who would have guessed that they would
> put it there. It kind of sucks being there because if I want to boot
> my usb drive I have to plug it in and select it in the bios each and
> every time.

Does it have a boot menu (usually available by pressing F12)... that
might be easier.


H. Peter Anvin, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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