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Easily boot from USB 2.0 drives on PowerPC Macs
Authored by: gjw on Oct 26, '06 12:39:16PM

Starting with the release of the AGP G4 towers, Macs gained the ability to boot from USB-connected media in general. For some reason, historically, Mac OS X specifically wasn't able to boot from a USB-connected device on a PPC Mac. When the x86 Macs were released they could boot OS X from USB media, but PPC machines still couldn't. So this ability to do so now is new and perhaps not as simple as "now it works." It may not be supported and may instead just be a coincidence of installation that a handful of people have run across.



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Easily boot from USB 2.0 drives on PowerPC Macs
Authored by: johnsawyercjs on Apr 22, '08 12:51:56PM

It was a feature added to OS 10.4.3 and later.



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