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Old 03-14-2005, 10:23 AM   #1
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Bootable partion on external HDD? 40 gb firelight hdd.


Is there any way to create a bootable partition on a external hdd? My external hdd is a firelight 40 gigabyte. any help is appreciated.
 
Old 03-14-2005, 11:50 AM   #2
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there's nothing to it really, you just need to add a bootloader to it, and set your bios to boot to it. what bootloader do you want to use? linux doesn't use bootable partition flags, that's just a DOS thing isn't it?
 
  


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