On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 5:43 PM, dmccunney <dennis.mccun...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 7, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Rugxulo <rugx...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Maybe I misunderstood you, but you seem intent to *only* run atop this
>> new Intel Compute stick thingy. Have you never tried a bootable USB before?
> His stated intent is to run old DOS games on a cheap HD monitor with
> the Compute Stick plugged into it.  A bootable USB drive requires a
> computer to plug it into so you can boot from it.  The Compute Stick
> *is* a bootable computer.

Great, but so is the machine he's sending email from (which, more than
likely, already has a BIOS).

Besides, he hasn't bought either the stick *or* the monitor yet!
Surely he must've known that a simple bootable USB jump drive is
easier to find and get working (and cheaper too).

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