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Danneman101
Jan 19, 2012, 05:31 PM
I've got a 21-inch iMac (newest budget version) with Snow Leopard running Win 7 in Bootcamp. Just wanted to make absolutely sure that I can install Lion on an external drive without messing up anything.

Also, will a usb 2.0-drive be sufficient for running Lion, or is it necessary to have a firewire-drive for increased speed?



prisstratton
Jan 19, 2012, 07:59 PM
Yes you can, no problem. Here is a procedure for you to follow:

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/install-osx-lion-external-drive-test-mac/

Sounds like this developer is using USB, so you should be okay.

Danneman101
Jan 20, 2012, 08:45 PM
Thanks for the link :)

Now I'm just hoping that an external HDD-cabinet with thunderbolt will hit the market :)