Subject: Re: portable box ideas?
To: None <>
From: Douglas Allan Tutty <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 04/14/2007 10:53:38
On Sat, Apr 14, 2007 at 10:39:13AM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Apr 2007 07:58:13 -0400
> Douglas Allan Tutty <> 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.

You're right, I just hooked up a monitor and tried.  Worst case is I
boot up a live CD and access the USB for storage.