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Old 14th February 2017
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Unhappy Installing Obsd 6.0 on Hp compaq 6005

Hello everybody
i am new to openbsd, i am reading this very good book
https://yeuxdelibad.net/ah/
to learn.

I am trying to install openBSD 6 with a bootable usb key
i have create it with
Code:
dd if=install.fr of=/dev/sdc bs=1M
it working on a laptop dell 5500
but i would like to install it on a Hp compaq 6005
but i block on the boot
i have
Code:
Attenmpting Boot From USB device
Using drive 0, partition 3.
loading...
probing: pc0 com0 mem[_
and nothing more ..
Someone have an idea ?
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Hello, and welcome. I can only guess that the there is some sort of incompatibility, such as attempting to boot using MBR on a system that can only boot GPT/EFI. Check to see if the BIOS has enabled booting via MBR, sometimes called "legacy" boot.
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Hello, and welcome.
thanks you very much

this computer is a little old, and i can only boot with legacy, i doesn't know EFI.

i have no idea why it won't boot :/
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