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Debian Live on a USB memory stick?

On 4/19/06, simon <simon@mungewell.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I guess the answer is in my question about overlaying another data
> partition. See:
> http://lists.debian-unofficial.org/pipermail/live/2006-April/000109.html
> I would appear that it is possible with Casper to nest a data partition
> on top of the bootable image, but you need to type in some boot options
> that presently you can't do.

Hold down the shift key when it's booting, then type /vmlinuz <boot options>.

> Fdisk on USB stick would be something like:
> /dev/sda1 - bootable image
> /dev/sda2 - data partition

Some drives are more difficult to partition.


> Cheers,
> Simon.
> On Tue, Apr 18, 2006 at 08:16:50AM -0700, profi lang wrote:
> > Once you have created a bootable usb stick, how do you carry your data around?
> >
> >   Given the developers' bias against cloops, I don't see it that easy.
> >
> >   I haven't seen any better solution at the moment than the one offered by Damn Small Linux, or maybe I'm lazy and I haven't looked enough...
> >
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