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Re: USB Boot



On Sat, 2006-06-24 at 12:48 -0400, Chris Tyler wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-06-14, Jeremy Katz <katzj redhat com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2006-06-15 at 08:31 +1000, David Timms wrote:
> > > 2. Able to boot or instigate boot from external usb / firewire hdd. 
> > > Reason is employer does not like employees screwing with work provided 
> > > notebooks. This would allow more home usage of linux (even when you are 
> > > not allowed to), whether it be a live distros or complete installs.
> > 
> > This functionality should be present in test1.  Having testing from
> > other people would be greatly appreciated!
> 
> Did this make fc6t1? I'd like to test it, but I'm not seeing USB drives
> detected using installation (even with the 'linux expert' boot line,
> which seems like a regression).

They should be for USB hard drives -- there was a bug with drives which
the kernel considered "removable" but that should be fixed up post-test1

Jeremy


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