Lion on external drive?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by Danneman101, Jan 19, 2012.

  1. Danneman101 macrumors 6502

    Aug 14, 2008
    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?
  2. prisstratton macrumors 6502a


    Dec 20, 2011
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  3. Danneman101 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Aug 14, 2008
    Thanks for the link :)

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

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