The IGEL 2100 has a standard PC Phoenix Award BIOS - hit the DEL key repeatedly on power-up in order get into the BIOS setup screens. The list of boot options is:
As you would expect I had no problem running various flavours of Linux that I had already pre-installed on Compact Flash - Tinycore 3.0 and Puppy 5.2 to name but two. Also Tinycore 2.1 ran from a USB pen drive.
Any comments? email me. Last update November 2010