Re: Booting from an external drive?

Subject: Re: Booting from an external drive?
From: Robert Fout (
Date: Thu Jul 06 2000 - 16:53:01 MDT

Installing and booting from an external hard drive will work, as long as the
hard drive controller is supported by YDL. what kind of power mac do you
have, and what kind of hard drive is it? are you gonna use onboard SCSI, or
do you have a PCI SCSI card?

If Bill Gates had a dime for every time a Windows box crashed
... oh, wait a minute -- he already does.

Robert Fout
MacOS Guru and MkLinux/Yellowdog Linux User
ICQ# 48433406

> From: Douglas Burchard <>
> Reply-To:
> Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2000 15:29:11 -0700
> To: <>
> Subject: Booting from an external drive?
> I've never set up a linux box to date but am exploring the idea for a
> development environment (web applications and such).
> I'm wondering if YDL could be loaded on an external hard drive and run as an
> alternate to the existing MacOS system. Any experience in this?
> --
> Douglas Burchard
> Direct: 425/562-1968
> Efax: 208/293-8639

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