Booting from USB drives

Carl Lowenstein carl.lowenstein at
Sun May 12 15:27:13 PDT 2013

On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Franklin Johnston <fpjohnston at>wrote:

> On Ubuntu, I am able to use *gparted* to create multiple partitions, and I
> was able to format one as NTFS and another as FAT32. I was subsequently
> able to use *unetbootin* to install Ubuntu on the second, but when I tried
> booting, it ignored the drive completely.
> The BIOS is configured to boot from USB first, and it works with another
> flash drive to the point of telling me that there is no operating system to
> boot up.

Have you tried FAT32 as the first partition and NTFS as the second?

    carl lowenstein         marine physical lab     u.c. san diego
                                                 clowenstein at

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