Re: And now .... how about "nesting"
On Thursday 01 June 2006 23:19, Robert Citek wrote:
> On May 31, 2006, at 7:21 AM, David Baron wrote:
> > Another nice live-CD distro is dynabolic, for those doing music.
> > One feature
> > this one has is the ability to put a "nest" on your existing HD
> > which is in
> > effect a persistant home directory, configuration parameters, etc.
> > I had seen postings a long long time ago about a persistant home using
> > Knoppix.
> > I actually had a home working running the CD in a qemu session. I
> > had a disk
> > image for this purpose. I had to create the user at every session,
> > of course.
> > Implementing a "nest" would be a nice idea.
> Sounds like what you are looking for is the successor to the
> Persistent Home Directory, the Persistent Disk Image (PDI), that
> comes with Knoppix 4.0.2. Here are my notes on creating and using one:
> Is that what you are looking for?
Could be. More or less what I was doing manually. I assume that this "home"
image is for the default (root?) user.
However, software upgrades (as opposed to Klik-installed packages) do not go
on /home but to what knoppix has on ramdisk which means bye-bye when closing