[syslinux] Booting LINUX from external USB Hard Drive

H. Peter Anvin hpa at zytor.com
Thu Oct 21 11:14:10 PDT 2004

Bela Markus wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to boot a LINUX system from an external USB Hard Drive. 
> Motherboard (ASUS P4P800) supports boot from USB with or without floppy 
> emulation. Is it possible to use syslinux for booting without any floppy 
> or CD, just from the external USB drive?

Yes.  Just treat it as if it was a harddrive; you need a FAT partition 
to install syslinux on.


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