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Re: FC4 install to external hard drive



On Tue, 2005-06-14 at 23:00 -0500, Jonathan Berry wrote:
> Hey everyone,
> 
> I recently got an external HD (enclosure + internal disk).  I've been
> wanting to try installing to the external drive to see how it works,
> so I thought I'd try with FC4.  I get to Disk Druid and it will only
> show my internal HD on my laptop.  The external HD is very much
> visible to the system as I can do an fdisk -l from the shell and see
> it there.  I have to tell DD where to install, though, so how can I
> get DD to see (or show) the external HD?  Anyone have any ideas?  And
> let's try to avoid flames about the relative merits of DD and fdisk :
> ).  The disk is fully partitioned and all, I just need to tell Fedora
> where to install itself.
> This is FC4 x86_64 for the record.

Is this a USB drive? The URL below has a link to a PDF about installing
FC3 on an external USB disk; the same procedure may work/be needed for
FC4 (never tried it, don't know for sure):

http://www.vigla.eclipse.co.uk/

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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