I have an old Toshiba Portege 3505 "ultralight" laptop, meaning it doesn't have any kind of disk drive on it at all, that I'd like to completely reformat and install Linux on.
However, it won't boot from any drive (and I don't have any on hand), so I'll have to install it from a USB drive (which I doubt it boots from either). (I'm not sure how to change the settings in my BIOS to get my computer to boot from a USB stick. Any ideas for this?)
How do you recommend I do this? I want to note that I don't want to run Linux off a LiveUSB, I want to actually install it on the machine.
I was thinking about Damn Small Linux, it's tiny and all I need. Any advice or suggestions for something else though?