Could I use an external Thunderbolt Drive to boot OS X?

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2 Answers from the Community

  • Answer

    Yes. Promise and Lacie both said that they would support booting from the Thunderbolt port.

  • There has been no official answer so far, but early reports have stated that booting from an external drive over the Thunderbolt connection have been successful.