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Booting off USB drive

Have you considered VMware?


Samuel Donham <sam at> writes:

> Has anyone tried booting a whole distro off an external USB hard drive?
> I have Fedora 3 installed on my laptop's (IBM t42) internal hard drive.
> I need to also boot into Redhat ES 3 so I can develop on that as well.
> Unless someone knows of a better way to access both distros, I thought I
> would just install ES 3 on an external USB hard drive and boot from that
> when I need to.  
> Thoughts?  Advice?  Has anyone tried something like this before?  I
> noticed some references on the net, but they are spotty at best.
> Thanks!
> -sam
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