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    Boot from USB stick

    I have read other posts on this. I have watched YouTube videos.
    None have helped to this point.

    I would like to boot from a USB stick.
    I have SUCCESSFULLY booted from this stick on my ASUS EeePC, so I know the stick WORKS.

    If I go into ASUS T100 BIOS, under Boot, there is NO Launch CSM enable/disable! It does not exist.
    I am setting under Security - Disable boot control.
    Under Boot, I am selecting the USB stick.

    I can boot and hold Esc, bringing up a boot menu.
    I can select my USB stick....
    BUT it stubbornly boots to WINDOWS!

    PLEASE HELP! TIA

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    there is no CSM (legacy BIOS) boot on these T100, its 32bit UEFI (or 64bit if you have a 4gb version), so to get it to boot from USB it must be UEFI comparable, secure boot must be disbaled, then you can boot from USB but windows might not boot if you still have bit locker on, so once your finished with what your doing with the USB stick and windows now complains about bit locker just go back in to the BIOS and put secure boot back on and window will boot again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nullsleep View Post
    there is no CSM (legacy BIOS) boot on these T100, its 32bit UEFI (or 64bit if you have a 4gb version), so to get it to boot from USB it must be UEFI comparable, secure boot must be disbaled, then you can boot from USB but windows might not boot if you still have bit locker on, so once your finished with what your doing with the USB stick and windows now complains about bit locker just go back in to the BIOS and put secure boot back on and window will boot again.
    Thanks for helping out!
    I know I should be able to boot from USB.
    The trick is finding out how to do it.

    As I mentioned I am disabling secure boot.
    It's not helping.

    I watched a video where a guy highlights his USB stick in the BIOS's last page Save Setup
    and clicks on it.
    Up comes a Ubuntu menu!

    Well when I highlight my USB stick on that page and click on it, nothing happens!

    Remember this stick works (boots) on my ASUS EeePC.

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    what ubuntu is it, x86 (32bit) x86_64 (64bit)?
    x86 will not boot as most linux distributions dont have 32bit uefi
    x86_64 will not boot as its 64bit and the uefi is 32bit but..... there is a file you can download and add to your efi folder on the USB and that will let it boot, google bootia32.efi, i would link to it but not aloud to, there is a few places to get this file from even ubuntu forums have it kicking around


    there is this:
    Linux Install Directions
    Last edited by nullsleep; 07-17-2018 at 12:28 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkMan View Post
    Thanks for helping out!
    I know I should be able to boot from USB.
    The trick is finding out how to do it.

    As I mentioned I am disabling secure boot.
    It's not helping.

    I watched a video where a guy highlights his USB stick in the BIOS's last page Save Setup
    and clicks on it.
    Up comes a Ubuntu menu!

    Well when I highlight my USB stick on that page and click on it, nothing happens!

    Remember this stick works (boots) on my ASUS EeePC.
    Hi MarkMan, allow us to apologize for the troubles. The stick needs to be UEFI for GPT partition. If your Eee PC can boot from it then it is for MBR. Try making it for UEFI then press "ESC" during startup for the boot options.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asus_USA View Post
    Hi MarkMan, allow us to apologize for the troubles. The stick needs to be UEFI for GPT partition. If your Eee PC can boot from it then it is for MBR. Try making it for UEFI then press "ESC" during startup for the boot options.
    Thanks again for all for helping out!

    Let me spell out the problem right now.

    I tried to correct the problem of UEFI and GPT.
    It had been set to MBR.

    I created two USB boot disks.
    1. Ubuntu 32 bit
    2. Ubuntu 64 bit

    As I mentioned the Ubuntu 32 bit boot disk works on my EeePC (with its MBR).

    I attempted to fix my Ubuntu 64 bit.
    I changed it from MBR to GPT (UEFI).
    But it didn't help!
    I still wasn't able to boot from this disk.

    I went back and tried to create a new Ubuntu 32 bit boot disk
    that had UEFI and GPT, but I was not given the choice for GPT.
    I could only choose MBR.

    I hope you see my problem now?

    I found someone on the net who was able to create a 32-bit boot disk.
    This is what he wrote:
    "When your USB stick is ready, close Rufus. It should now be browseable in Windows.
    Browse to the EFI\Boot directory, and place this bootloader (named bootia32.efi)".

    Well the problem should be obvious to you.
    How can I place a bootloader named bootia32.efi in the Boot folder if
    I can't create a GPT?
    My only choice given with Rufus is for MBR (with 32 bit).

    Advice on how to create this boot disk for my T100 would be appreciated
    with as much detail as possible.

    I hope I have made myself clear.

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    Just to let everyone know I figured out the problem.

    I am now able to boot into Ubuntu.

    I will tell you what I did.
    I used my Ubuntu 64 bit USB stick.
    I went into the EFI/BOOT folder and copied this file there:
    bootia32.efi

    That was all.
    I could then boot into Ubuntu!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MarkMan View Post
    Just to let everyone know I figured out the problem.

    I am now able to boot into Ubuntu.

    I will tell you what I did.
    I used my Ubuntu 64 bit USB stick.
    I went into the EFI/BOOT folder and copied this file there:
    bootia32.efi

    That was all.
    I could then boot into Ubuntu!
    Thank you for the update. That would indeed be the only option as 64 bit doesn't work with the T100. We do apologize for the delayed response on this.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Asus_USA View Post
    Thank you for the update. That would indeed be the only option as 64 bit doesn't work with the T100. We do apologize for the delayed response on this.
    Thanks, no problem for the delay!
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