[Grml] booting from external disk
August C. Quint
augustq at gmx.net
Wed Apr 4 11:23:21 CEST 2007
sorry for the delay but I had some work to do.
I've played a bit around and made the following observations:
- booting from external hard-disk does not work
as described before
- boot Windows XP
I can boot Windows XP (included with the notebook) from the internal disk,
connect the external disk with grml on it via USB and then tell Windows to
reboot: voila, it works, after some time I can login.
- boot grml from CD
I can boot grml from the CD, connect the external disk via USB, login to grml
and enter reboot. After removing the CD the system reboots from the external
- boot Knoppix from CD
I can boot Knoppix from the CD, connect the external disk via USB, and tell
Knoppix to reboot. After removing the CD the system now boots grml from the
OK, for me this looks like a problem with the notebook. I will contact Medion
but I guess they will not be able to answer my questions.
Or is there any way to 'work around' this problem?
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