Status of USB install support in FC4 Test1?
byte at aeon.com.my
Wed Mar 23 09:51:46 UTC 2005
On Tue, 2005-03-22 at 00:08 +0100, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> > Also please pardon me asking, but why would you want this? It sounds
> > like a crackpot idea to me. Do you want to have something like
> > on a USB flash key? I am very interested to know what is the
> > application of such install.
> Well, per se there is nothing wrong with disks in external enclosures,
> is there? Assume I'd like to install FC on an Mac Mini, using an
> large disk (be it USB or FireWire) for the Linux install and keeping
> the internal disk for OSX?
Or if someone has time and is inclined to, take a gander at the patches
YDL did, so that they got YDL4 booting off a Firewire-based iPod
So while you're not getting a LiveCD, most "new" machines have options
to boot off USB (x86), and you've got Macs that most certainly boot off
Firewire (and USB), so maybe there's some future/interest in such a
Colin Charles, byte at aeon.com.my
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