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[2]: bah...
by MYOB on Sun 25th Sep 2005 20:38 UTC in reply to "RE: bah..."
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2005-06-29

This laptop won't boot Win98 (little to no legacy support).

To get R5 onto it when I put in the big HDD, I netbooted Linux, put a 600MB FAT32 partition on it, downloaded the loadbeos.com and the PE image.be/zbeos combo from the net onto that partition, rebooted the machine and netbooted FreeDOS; ran loadbeos.com and installed from there, onto the remaining ~79GB. I then did the voodoo required to get USB Mass Storage working, and ran the R5 Pro installer off my non-bootable USB DVDRW drive.

Zeta doesn't have an image.be, etc, so this can't be done. In fact, without R5, I couldn't have installed it, at all.

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