How to specify the binary.img size ?
Have you tried writing binary.img to the disk, then moving the
partiton to the right with GParted?
On 7/29/08, David Hautbois <david.hautbois at free.fr> wrote:
> 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
>>> Also, why do you need it to be 1G?)
>>> The binary.img already contains partitioning information; you just need
>>> "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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