Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 25th Sep 2005 12:17 UTC, submitted by Anonymous
Zeta According to the Cola Coder, an upcoming update to ZETA 1.0 will enable booting from USB devices. This will not only allow installation of ZETA on laptops that do not have an optical drive, but it will also make it possible to install to and run ZETA from a USB memory stick.
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RE: bah...
by Earl Colby pottinger on Sun 25th Sep 2005 15:20 UTC in reply to "bah..."
Earl Colby pottinger
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As far as I know all BeOS versions have always required you to fight to the death to get them onto a Sony Laptop.

Plus if the Sonys have USB which should be all of them, then there should be no problem.

However, I notice your comment about copy/boot. Did Zeta do something dumb that prevents one disk image to boot all systems? Install diffirent files for diffirent systems?

I hope not. One of the tings that makes BeOS so great is the ability to plug a single hard drive into any supporting computer and just boot it. I regularly transfer drives with development work between my LapTop for portability and my DeskTop for memory and speed, and if I have an odd problem pop it into one of my friend's Desktop so he can see what I am doing.

If they did that I understand why you think there are still major limits. USB is fine for me, but one disk image should be all I need to work on diffirent computers.

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