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Old 02-24-2008, 01:12 PM   #1
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booting from one-touch hdd external

i have a 300gb seagate one touch hdd mounted to my windows comp. i was wondering if it was possible to boot a version of linux (debian, slackware etc.) off of it. i do realize i would have to keep it on always i am just wondering if this is possible so that when i boot it will give me boot options. i do realize i would have to format the drive but i would i have to format it in windows with gparted or some program. all feedback would be appreciated.
Old 02-24-2008, 01:26 PM   #2
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As long as your bios supports booting to usb you shouldn't have any problems. If you do, there are many how-to's on the subject.

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