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Re: install (k)ubuntu on external hard drives

On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 12:24:47PM +0200, roberto wrote:
> hello
> i know it is possible to install linux on external usb hd's; this is
> fairly easy if the bios supports the BOOT FROM USB option
> but in older hardware this is not true and so i need to know if it may
> be done in another way around
Theoretically yes, but you still need some other means to boot. Maybe 
you could put /boot on a CD, but this would mean you have to rebuild 
that CD on every kernel upgrade.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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