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I wanna do it, im not 100% clear on how to though. I just bought a Seagate 40 gig portable hd with some spare cash i had, and one of ...
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- 09-22-2005 #1
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- Sep 2005
Booting linux off of brand new 40 gig portable hd.
- 09-22-2005 #2
You can run knoppix from a cd and press F1 to see if that gets you into the bios\"TTFN Taa Taa For Now\" by Tigger in Winnie the Pooh
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- 09-22-2005 #3
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- May 2004
In my experience, you usually get to BIOS by pressing delete or F10 or sometimes F1 or F2. Doing it at just the right time can be important on some machines. I have a 1.3GHz box where I have 50% chance of getting to BIOS, otherwise I reset and try again. Try booting to Knoppix and see if the external drive is found. The biggest problem is in the Linux kernel recognizing the usb port, as opposed to using a kernel module or driver to recognize it. But Knoppix is great, and easy to install on a hard drive./IMHO
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