Booting from external hard driev

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by jonnyboy0, Dec 20, 2009.

  1. jonnyboy0 macrumors newbie

    jonnyboy0

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    Hi

    I have a portable hard drive with ubuntu linux installed on it, and was wondering if i could boot my macbook from it :?
     
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    spinnerlys

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    You have to use rEFIt to boot from anything else than Mac OS and Windows.

    It works fine after you figured out how to use it.
     
  3. jonnyboy0 thread starter macrumors newbie

    jonnyboy0

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    So if i have my hard drive plugged in via usb, and have rEFIt installed then i will be able to boot into ubuntu...
     

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