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Re: [SLE] SuSE on an external hard drive
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 09:22:58 +0200
  • Message-id: <e41d4i$frk$3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Mr. Benjamin Meis wrote:

> i then hit ctrl+alt+f7 to return to the installation
> screen, go to the partitioning, go to custom
> partitioning, but my usb device is not there as an
> option. Do i need a special driver or something?

That is odd - I think you should open a bugreport. I have done a lot of
installs off a USB-stick, and the USB device is always listed
as /dev/sda in the partitioner.

What does "cat /proc/scsi/scsi" say? when you swap to a shell, can you
do "fdisk /dev/sda" ?



/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich


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