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    Can I boot from an external USB drive?
    Hi,

    Can anyone tell me if I can load tiger on an External USB drive and boot from it, or does it have to be a Firewire drive?

    Thanks
    Geoff

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    That depends on your system. If you have an intel mac - the hardware does support booting from USB.
    Some G3's and G4's had unofficial support with USB 2.0 and OHCI compiant devices - you should probably research your particular system
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