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Persistant Cows


I am using this system on 2 production LVS routers now, and on my home
router... it still has room for improvement, but it seems to work pretty
well :)

On Thu, 2007-04-05 at 19:41 +0200, Llu?s Gras wrote:
> > I was wondering...
> > Does anyone have a good solution for keeping changes to a Debian Live
> > system persistent? I see that Casper offers a few options, the most
> > tempting being a casper-rw partition on the USB stick that I use to
> > boot Debian. The only problem is that it is flash storage and may not
> > deal well with being written to all the time.
> > I tried to create a jffs2 partition and add that to the unionfs
> > manually (unionctl / --add /mnt/root/cow && unionctl / --mode /cow ro);
> > the problem here is that a reasonably big jffs2 file system is rather
> > slow - too slow to be really useful.
> > Eventually, I will probably try to procure an HD based USB drive, but
> > in the meantime, I am a bit puzzled. Has anybody found a good way to
> > work around this while keeping the whole system portable?
> >
> > Thanks,
> >  ~Juergen
> I've been working with similar setup, but with ext2 partition in usb
> stick, whithout journaling there are few writes to device.
> It's an option ;-)
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