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Old 11-04-2004, 10:56 AM   #1
petercockroach
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External installation - USB HDD


I have a USB HDD (NSpire) and I'm trying to install ANY version of Linux. Any suggestions? I just tried SuSE 9.1 and all I'm getting is a prompt that says "GRUB _" and that's all.

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Old 11-04-2004, 04:06 PM   #2
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There are many threads posted on this subject, eg:

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...hreadid=160834

See also this IBM tutorial:

http://www-106.ibm.com/developerwork...lnxw02FireBoot

Bottom line - booting from an external hard drive is not trivial and probably not for beginners.
 
  


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