using only USB harddisks ?
Peter L. Peres
plp-ysDPMY98cNQDDBjDh4tngg at public.gmane.org
Thu Jul 22 03:02:55 UTC 2004
On Wed, 21 Jul 2004, William Park wrote:
> Anyone using USB harddisk? I'm interested whether one could skip IDE
> and go USB for all harddisks. I don't see any way to boot from USB on
> my BIOS... perhaps, newer motherboard has that option.
Look for 'boot from removable drive'. If your BIOS is from 2001 or later
it should be able to. In theory it should work but it would be slow even
with USB 2.0 imho. Most current boards can boot and run with just ram and
a usb disk-on-key formatted with something bootable.
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