Some of our computer labs use removable hard drives to support Linux boot. I wanted to ask the Experts what they thought of this process. Our IT Department is conteplating installing more removable drives to support Linux boot on workstations in other labs as well. The thought is that this would allow us to use the standard image with VMWARE and also instructors could allow students to purchase or use Linux hard drives.
Any thoughts on this idea? pros? cons? other suggestions?