2

I would like to boot BackTrack on my MacBook Pro from a USB drive but it seems impossible. I'm holding the Alt key on boot, but the mac only displays "Macintosh HD", i.e. it doesn't recognize my USB. Anybody knows if booting a Linux distro from a usb possible?

Thanks.

1 Answer 1

2

Apparently your USB stick, to be bootable, must be setup for EFI/GPT.

1
  • I tried it, but it gets stack when it tries to detect some stuff. It hangs very early in the beginning.
    – x-man
    Jul 16, 2012 at 20:12

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .