Installing 6.06 on an External USB Hard Drive
mlake at mlake.net
Tue Jun 20 13:18:21 UTC 2006
> > I've tried to look around for info pertaining to installing 6.06 onto
> > an external USB hard drive but have found zilch. I have a dual-boot
> > (XP/SUSE) system which I don't want to disturb at all.
> > Is it possible? Has anyone here done it? Are there any pitfalls? Any
> > and all feedback is welcome.
> In theory, 6.06 should install on a USB drive and work out of the box.
> In practice, I haven't tried it, and haven't read any entries from
> anyone who tried. I know some people got this working in Breezy because
> of this thread:
> I think the feature was added to Dapper to make it even easier, but I
> can't find any documentation on it at the moment.
I, too, have looked around for docs and have found nothing.
I get to the formatting phase in the installation (I want to format the
USB drive) and it's not clear to me exactly what's going to happen if I
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