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Default Portable OS X? - 01-11-2009, 12:14 AM

This may be a really stupid question, using the boot123 method as I understand it (newbie level) the hardware drivers are stored on the EFI partition.

Does this mean that if I have a USB HDD that I can use with my Mini at the moment I could then add other drivers to the extensions directory to allow me to use it on other machines as well? Specifically at the moment I would like to do it with an Acer Aspire One but am not sure if it would work like that or not.

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Default Re: Portable OS X? - 01-11-2009, 12:16 AM

I believe that's how the whole EFI thing started (see Munky's thread on InsanelyMac).

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Default Re: Portable OS X? - 01-11-2009, 07:10 AM

it does mean that you could boot it on a normal mac. i have an external usb drive that boots on the mini and my imac

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