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I would like to boot from an external USB CD/DVD drive on a Toshiba Portege which can't. I've tried with plop, but haven't had any luck.

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I'm sorry, but your only options seems to be plop. I have successfully tried on a computer whose BIOS that doesn't allow booting from USB-CD-Drive.

GRUB2 itself doesn't support booting from a CD-Drive but it supports booting from ISO files.

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Thank you for your answer. – ΤΖΩΤΖΙΟΥ Oct 22 '10 at 21:55

Your BIOS must support booting from USB.

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