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Re: install debian on usb disk (rw)?

Frans Pop wrote:
> On Saturday 14 January 2006 11:20, Harald Dunkel wrote:
>>I haven't seen this mentioned yet (nor did I try), but would
>>it be possible to install Debian on a usb harddisk? Including
>>partitioning, swap, reiserfs, etc.
> A USB harddisk, provided it is recognized by the kernel, can be used in an 
> installation like any other kind of disk.
> The only limitation may be in booting your system: can BIOS boot off it or 
> not. 

My BIOS can (at least it says so). Can the initrd created
during installation? Usually you need hotplug support to
access USB devices.



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