How do you boot from external drive connected to a powerbook?

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I have a bootable drive running OSX 10.5.7 connected to a powerbook and I need to know how to boot from external drive. I can't choose it from startup disc because my powerbook keeps booting from a OSX installation CD that I have already run. It seems to want to install OSX again. I need to reboot using my external drive to eject the disc from the powerbook.

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Nevermind. Got it. option key

Nevermind. Got it. option key on startup.

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If you simply need to eject a

If you simply need to eject a disc on startup, hold down the mouse button (or trackpad button) while powering up the machine.

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Or ...

Change the startup disk under the Utilities menu when booted to the OS X installer disc.

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