How to specify the binary.img size ?
I would like to have a fat32 partition for the datas (when I have to
work on friends w$ computers)
method 1 (2 partitions) -> better
w$ only mount the first partition
sdb1 -> data
sdb2 -> live
how to restore binary.ing to sdb2 ?
I can keep free space after the first partition.
method 2 (1big partition)
restore binary.img (400Mb) to the whole space (8Gb)
Because the live partition is fat32.
dd creates a partition with the same size of binary.img.
Nobody needed to use his stick like this ?
Ben Armstrong wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Jul 2008 12:00:24 +0100
> Chris Lamb <chris at chris-lamb.co.uk> wrote:
>> (I'm confused about a few things here; why do you need it to be a fixed size?
>> Also, why do you need it to be 1G?)
>> The binary.img already contains partitioning information; you just need to
>> "dd" it directly onto the target rather than fitting it on an existing
> The problem is that will write a short partition table to the key. It
> would be nice to automatically fix up the partition table after copying
> to free up the extra space (or else operate on the key directly,
> copying the live partition over and setting up the partition table with
> the correct geometry to begin with). This extra space is useful for
> other things, e.g. persistence.
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