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Ok this is what i got.. I have a 2gb usb from which i can boot fine and a 250gb external which won't boot.My question is how would i go about installing the linux OS on the external but keep boot information on the stick so that i can still boot off it??
Thnx for the help
@linus72 , my hdd's smashed.Overtemperature f**** it. Thats why i am looking for an usb solution (not using a hdd at all). I'd go for any distro as long as it fits on my 2gb stick and has persistent changes( no livedisc sh*t where i have to configure my network everytime i boot)
hello, please explain what you mean by this bhaslinux
And Shingo013, can you post menu.lst or what distro are you running from hd and what bootloader?
Please post output of fdisk -l while both devices are plugged in.
Ok this is the method i use to install over USB
Instead of using cdrom and booting off and installing on the USB drive (fearing that something
may happen to the internal HDD) I use qemu to install the OS into the USB disk and then
once installed, you can boot off the USB disk and change the grub params to enable rootfs from USB.