Subject: Re: portable box ideas?
To: Douglas Allan Tutty <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 04/14/2007 10:39:13
On Sat, 14 Apr 2007 07:58:13 -0400
Douglas Allan Tutty <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'll probably get a new drive and if it doesn't work put it in an
> external USB enclosure and try that; if it doesn't work then use it
> as a backup device for my main box.
I think it unlikely that a machine that old will boot from USB. At
least, I don't recall ever seeing any such option when I had one.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb