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Old 08-15-2006, 12:40 PM   #1
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Question Running Debian Linux on external harddrive


I'm thinking of buying a external USB harddrive to run Debian on. Will I be able to start my computer off an external USB harddrive?

Old 08-15-2006, 02:29 PM   #2
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Yes, it should be possible (even to run a laptop in that way). I know someone did, but said it was much work, and that was a Debian expert, nearly. Try to find somebody that has carried that out, with about the same hardware...


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