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Old 11-11-2006, 01:58 AM   #1
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Installing to an external usb hdd


So I am trying to install slack 11 on an external usb harddrive. My pc is able to boot from a usb device, so I think I'm okay there. I can't figure out what device to partition with cfdisk. /dev/? Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
Old 11-11-2006, 02:14 AM   #2
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/dev/sda would be the device, assuming that you do NOT have a SATA hdd in your PC (if you did, then the device you are looking for would be /dev/sdb).
 
  


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