[chirp_users] Chirp LiveCD update

Jim Unroe rock.unroe at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 03:26:50 PST 2013


Plug the USB flash drive in before boot up and entering the BIOS. The flash
drive may show up as a USB hard disk drive.
Jim KC9HI

On Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 5:12 AM, Ken G <kdubya at iinet.net.au> wrote:

> I can get into the BIOS, and I can change the boot order, but USB is not
> included in the available boot devices ...****
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> My PC is not a manufactured one, its a built one so there’s no user guide.
> I guess I can search for the BIOS on good old Google and see what I can
> find.****
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> *From:* chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com [mailto:
> chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of *Lou Blasco
> *Sent:* Monday, 7 January 2013 7:26 PM
> *To:* Discussion of CHIRP
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] Chirp LiveCD update****
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> You need to figure out how to get into the BIOS of your PC and change the
> boot order. You may have to enable USB boot. If you have a Dell PC hit F12
> for a custom boot menu during startup (before windows starts) or F2 to get
> into the BIOS and dig around in there. Check your PC user guide (probably
> downloadable) for BIOS configuration information.
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> Lou
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> At 20:16 07/01/2013, you wrote:
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> I’ve already created a cd which works perfectly and today I thought I’d
> try creating a bootable USB stick. It all went well as per the wiki
> instructions but I came to a grinding halt when I discovered that my PC
> (Windows 7 Pro 32 bit) has no option to boot from  a USB port. It only has
> the C: drive, the Floppy drive (does anyone use them any more?) and the
> CD/DVD drive. I can’t see anywhere to add the USB to the available options,
> or any way to change the Floppy drive option to USB. Any suggestions?
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