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    Aug 07, 2011
    Boot Partition on External Drive
    I created a partition on my external drive, allowing 15GB for size, to use as a boot partition, but couldn't load the appropriate files to it. I got error about it being too small when I tried to install a copy of the boot files. I have read that it can be installed in as little as 10GB?

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Snow Leopard 10.6.8 Mac Intel.

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    Nov 08, 2010
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    It can be installed on a 8gb flash drive. Try repartitioning the drive and see if that works. Also try a custom install and remove some of the software and languages and see if that works for you.

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    Aug 07, 2011
    Boot Partition on External Drive
    Thank you rabbitjetta for the suggestions. I'd be sure to try these.


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