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Booting from Firewire on a MacBook

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I want to boot my MacBook from a Firewire Hard Drive. I am pretty sure it is simply a keypress on boot (similar to Boot Camp) however I have some questions and reservations.

1. The drive is formatted FAT32, will it boot this?
2. Will I lose any data on this drive?
3. I am booting a bootable DVD disc image (a .dmg), do I have to copy the entire contents to the root of my FW drive?

Thanks in advance,

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