Installing from CD/DVD only?

Colin Adams colinpauladams at
Tue Apr 7 08:45:03 PDT 2009

How do I find out if the motherboard supports it? (I bought the
machine in question in April 2003)

I think what I will probably do is buy a cheap USB DVD drive (I have
other reasons to do this), install Linux on the machine, create a KVM
guest for DragonFly, and attach the USB drive to the KVM guest.

2009/4/7 Justin C. Sherrill <justin at>:
> On Tue, April 7, 2009 7:41 am, Colin Adams wrote:
>> Would I be correct in saying that you need a CD or DVD drive attached
>> to the computer in order to install DragonFly?
>> If so, would a USB-attached one be sufficient?
> You can install from a USB flash drive, if your motherboard supports
> booting from a flash drive.  Michael Neumann put together a way to build a
> bootable image for that.  I think it's this file:
> (You'll get better speed from a mirror -

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