Re: Help with an external Harddrive
That is exactly the arrangement that I wanted a few years ago, and managed to get. The essential aspect of the installation was to take out the internal hard disk beforehand so that grub would only load onto the external HD (and thus only be activated when the external HD was attached at boot up).
Originally Posted by Jonker
Laptop1: Fujitsu-Siemens Amilo Pi 2515, 2Gb RAM, 160Gb HDD (2 x NTFS parts), Window$ Vista Home Premium
USB HDD (usually connected to Laptop1): 80Gb total, 2Gb Linux-swap, 20Gb Linux-root (Ubuntu 10.10), 3.6Gb Linux-home, 50Gb NTFS