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Authored by: vandil on Mar 08, '06 05:57:57AM

How about just booting the Mac with the Option key held down and let OF (in GUI mode) discover all the bootable devices itself, them simply clicking on your USB2 drive (if it appears onscreen bootable) and clicking the mac-boot arrow?



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Authored by: CHerbold on Mar 08, '06 10:18:15AM

Because booting to USB is not supported through OF it will not show up in the GUI boot screen.



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Authored by: johnsawyercjs on Mar 18, '07 01:06:52AM

Not true in all cases. Many USB drives will show up in Startup Manager (what you get when you hold down the Option key at startup), and you can boot from them as long as they're running OS 9 (for Macs that can boot into OS 9), or 10.4.x (at least 10.4.6--I haven't tried earlier versions). See more in my post below.



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Authored by: johnsawyercjs on Apr 23, '08 01:58:37PM

That should be OS 10.4.3 and later.



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