A. There are three elements to make a USB flash drive bootable on a system:
The host system must support booting from a USB flash drive. (Please check with your system manufacturer.)
The USB flash drive must support booting in general. (Please check with your USB flash drive vendor.)
The USB flash drive must contain boot/system files. Typically, vendors of USB flash drives that support bootability will provide you with a tool that
will make the drive bootable.
Note: The USB-IF is in the process of finalizing a USB bootability specification. Please refer to www.usb.org for further details
- No hard drive. Instead Xbox Next will rely on Flash Memory to save stored games and permanent data. Microsoft will re-evaluate this specification if
Sony decides to add a hard drive to the PlayStation 3.
We are talking about a perpose built drive, that would apper as a HDD in the computer, with everyting write protected, desighed to boot of
independantly of the main one, i have got my usb key loaded up with linux to run off the school computers
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