Author Topic: Not able to boot from usb?  (Read 4716 times)

c99max99

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Not able to boot from usb?
« on: July 06, 2015, 04:51:10 AM »
I have plop 5 on floppy disk. Plop boots, but when i click usb (Bootable usb is connected) i get "An operating system wasnt found. try disconnecting any drives that dont contain an operating system. Press Ctrl...to restart"

Dell latitude c640 no working os installed

oldoldschool

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Re: Not able to boot from usb?
« Reply #1 on: August 05, 2015, 01:20:30 AM »
It could be the Linux OS?   you did not say what one you were trying.  I  have used Slacko Linux on an older dell with some success.

c99max99

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Re: Not able to boot from usb?
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2015, 02:25:18 AM »
I have tried many OS's some Linux, some other open source projects. None will work. I have used plop and installed some of these same OS's on this PC.

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Re: Not able to boot from usb?
« Reply #3 on: August 05, 2015, 11:39:41 AM »
Hello,

... "An operating system wasnt found. try disconnecting any drives that dont contain an operating system. Press Ctrl...to restart" ...

This is not a message of the Plop Boot Manager. Are you able to make a short video with a smartphone or at least some photos that I can see whats going on on your computer?

When you want to boot Linux, then try as alternative plopKexec.
https://www.plop.at/en/plopkexec.html#download

Best regards
Elmar