<snicker>fbt wrote:Of course for a round $20 you can by a DVD writer. They are pretty handy to have around.
In my case, my old Vaio laptop with a CD-RW/DVD-ROM wouldn't boot the M11 DVD for nuthin'. The PLoP boot disk allowed me to boot to USB, which worked flawlessly. <shrug> IIRC, Peregrine had a similar machine and found herself in the same situation.