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Old 09-23-2005, 03:06 PM   #1
void99
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Installing Mandrake Linux on an external HD enclosure


I am a complete newbie to Linux. What I am trying to do is install Mandrake Linux on a USB external HD enclosure that has an IDE HD in it. I want to be able to connect the enclosure to my laptop, which has Windows XP, so that I have a choice of loading Windows XP off of the laptop HD or Mandrake Linux off of the enclosure. I am a complete newbie so the more basic the help the better.

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Old 09-25-2005, 01:07 AM   #2
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we need to confirm that both computers will have a boot option for usb prior to internal hard drives etc......my mobo does but you will need to check both your laptop and your desktop if they are possible.

2) I gather you want some portability and lack space to dual boot the laptop?
 
  


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