Saulius Krasuckas wrote: > * Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: >> Right now, Grub uses the BIOS to access the drive. >> >> But you would run into more problems. If I remember correctly, Windows >> also uses the BIOS to load its drivers, so you would still be out of >> luck trying to boot Windows if the BIOS can not access the USB drive. > > After the initial boot phases Grub releases it's locks to BIOS and > stuff, I suppose. So no problem with that. > You still have the same problem - if the BIOS can not access the USB drive, Windows is not going to be able to load its drivers. I am not sure how you would go about installing Windows to a USB drive without BIOS support. If you take a drive with Windows, and move it to a USB enclosure, Windows is not going to have the correct drivers to access its own hard drive. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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