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Install F11 on a USB-Drive

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hi, I tried to install F11 on a USB-Harddrive. I had some trouble (e.g. the installer crashes when you say "Use free on device" on drive without free space.) Finally, the installation was successful. I configured the installer to use the entire drive and to install the boot loader on the USB-Harddrive. However, I cannot boot from this USB-Harddrive. Whenever I try to boot from this USB-Drive, the laptop boots from the built-in harddrive. In general, I can boot from this USD-Drive. (Yesterday, I transferred a Live-CD to the same USB-Drive and was able to boot.) fdisk /dev/sdc produced the output: The number of cylinders for this disk is set to 77825. There is nothing wrong with that, but this is larger than 1024, and could in certain setups cause problems with: 1) software that runs at boot time (e.g., old versions of LILO) 2) booting and partitioning software from other OSs (e.g., DOS FDISK, OS/2 FDISK) Command (m for help): p Disk /dev/sdc: 640.1 GB, 640135028736 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 77825 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Disk identifier: 0x00065951 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sdc1 * 1 26 204800 83 Linux Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary. /dev/sdc2 26 77825 624924481 8e Linux LVM Any idea? (HowTos)