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    Booting off a external Drive via USB
    I've read that a bootable image can be made via firewire. Is it possible to do the same via USB?

    Thanks.

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    Tell us about your Mac, model etc as some can boot from USB2 and others cannot and must use Firewire.

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    Quote Originally Posted by harryb2448 View Post
    Tell us about your Mac, model etc as some can boot from USB2 and others cannot and must use Firewire.
    Thanks. I haven't received my Macbook Pro, yet. It's last generation's model

    Thanks.

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    Your MBP can boot from either Firewire or USB 2.

    Regards.

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    Thanks all. This is my first Mac...I'm changing teams.

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