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Old 12-30-2006, 02:20 PM   #1
sebajo
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What modules do I need to load to boot from a USB External Hard Drive?


I am trying to install Gentoo 2006.1 on my 200GB Maxtor external hard drive.
Before I finish the install, I would like to know which modules I have to load for my usb hard drive so that I can boot from it.
My bios supports booting from USB HDD, so I know that I can boot the drive.
P.S. I didn't know whether to put this question in software or hardware, so if an admin or moderator thinks it should be moved, feel free.
 
Old 12-30-2006, 09:29 PM   #2
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The following web page may have a few pointers.

http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/usb-guide.xml
 
  


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