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    SD card USB boot.

    So my shipment from newegg came in today, yielding my delightful new gigabyte network card and a few odds and ends. External disk writer, as I've needed to write disks recently with Ubuntu flavours, some gigabyte switches, and most interestingly, an all-in-one SD card reader.
    It acts as a zip drive, so i was wondering if i could put different Ubuntu flavours, the .isos, on a few different SD cards and just swap them out as i need to. Rather than multiple disks, I'd just carry around a much smaller SD card case and the SD USB reader, plug it into a technology-illiterate friend's computer, play with the BIOS, and boot the installation disk from the USB drive. Could I do this, using the Universal USB installer, on multiple SD cards? Would it even work, or be uncorrupted? Could I do it on different kinds of SD cards, Mini, Micro, etc?
    Thanks, the Captain.

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    Re: SD card USB boot.

    I use them to run versions of chrome on my netbook. You can do it if your bios will let you. Just be sure to get a fast sdcard

    or

    it

    will

    be

    real slowwwwwww.

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    Re: SD card USB boot.

    A USB 2.0 port, and the reader is compatible with 2.0, should i get a specific kind of card?

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    Re: SD card USB boot.

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Potter Fujichan View Post
    A USB 2.0 port, and the reader is compatible with 2.0, should i get a specific kind of card?
    The one with the fastest read speed you are willing to pay for. I use a sandisk extreme III.

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