Installing ubuntu on an external HD

Carlos Perelló Marín carlos.perello at
Tue Sep 21 10:53:54 UTC 2004

On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 21:13 -0500, Charles Mims wrote:
> I have an Apple iBook and an external HD.  I am very familiar with Linux
> on the PC.
> I am interested in trying Ubuntu, however I would like to install it on
> the external HD (firewire).  Can Ubuntu be booted from an external
> drive.

Not out of the box. We were testing it sometime ago.

Please, review this bug report:


Carlos Perelló Marín
Debian GNU/Linux Sid (PowerPC)
Linux Registered User #121232
mailto:carlos at || mailto:carlos at
Valencia - Spain
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