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Re: [opensuse] Partition usb disk to boot 4 OS systems
  • From: "Masim \"Vavai\" Sugianto" <vavai@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 3 Jan 2009 07:51:39 +0700
  • Message-id: <c06b3e390901021651o190cde68k62bf7098001133b2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hi Dave,

On Sat, Jan 3, 2009 at 7:10 AM, Dave Feustel <dfeustel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Booting from the usb disk is critical. If I can't do that then I will
have to use either another internal sata drive or an external esata drive.
What I want to do is use grub or grub2 to boot one of at least four different
versions of Linux from the new drive.

You may used syslinux
(http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/boot/syslinux) and then
modified syslinux.cfg to do what you want. Syslinux can make boot
partition to USB disk.

If you wish to try, you may also try 11.1 LiveUSB :
http://vavai.net/2009/01/02/how-to-make-opensuse-111-liveusb/

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Masim "Vavai" Sugianto
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