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Terminal Capio 620

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I have the same problem. I want to run any Linux from USB Stick on my Capio. I've entered inti BIOS but it seems to be old. I think it should be updated and then I will boot my capio from USB (or from CD-ROM plugged thru USB port). But I don't know how to do that!

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The BIOS don't support USB bootable devices even with the LEGACY option ENABLED (it's only for keyboards or mouse), but ther is a way, open the box and you will notice a IDE heather on the board, the problem is it's not a standard 40 pin IDE heather, it's a mini IDE like for laptop HDD's, so what i did is i've purchessed two IDE adaptors from MINI do standard IDE, spliced the power cable for powering the devices, conected a standard flat 40 pin IDE ribbon cable to both adapters and VOILA i have a verry thin silent computer with a 15GB (MASTER) hard drive and a 52X CDROM (SLAVE), obviously with that hardware i can't close the box anny more but i'm running LINUX (DSL) fine.

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