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I've been playing around with Debian Live for a few days now and I'm
very  impressed what you guys created there. Thumbs up !

The manual is relatively empty and I would like to contribute a few
lines to it where it's possible for me. Attached is a patch with a small
paragraph describing the creation of a second partition on a usb stick
to use as a data partition.

This is my first contribution to such a project and I did the following:
- - checked out the git-repo
- - changed the basics.xml
- - checked with make build
- - created patch with
	 diff -up live-manual/xml/chapters/basics.xml

The patch is not intended for direct inclusion. It would be great if
someone of you could review it (correct the language and check the

Is the you of the "FIXME" correct ?

This leads me to the question if such contribution is welcomed ? Is it
too much effort for you to review those patches ?

Best regards

Maximilian Weigand
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--- live-manual/xml/chapters/basics.xml	2009-03-13 09:44:50.000000000 +0100
+++ live-manual.changed/xml/chapters/basics.xml	2009-03-13 09:40:32.000000000 +0100
@@ -100,6 +100,34 @@ where <replaceable>${USBSTICK}</replacea
 $ qemu -hda binary.img
+<title>Using the space left on a USB stick</title>
+If you want to use the remaining free space after after you have installed the <filename>binary.img</filename>, you can use fdisk or cfdisk to create a new partition on the stick. The first partition will be used by the Debian Live system.
+# cfdisk ${USBSTICK}
+After the creation of the partition you have to create a file system on it. One possible choice would be ext2 (ext3 isn't recommended because the journaling causes too much writes to the stick).
+# mkfs.ext2 ${USBSTICK}
+If you want to use this data partition with Windows, use FAT32
+# mkfs.vfat -F 32
+<important>Remember: Every time you install a new binary.img on the stick, your data partition will be lost because the binary.img overwrites the MBR.
+Describe installing Debian Live to a partition (e.g. /dev/sdc1) AND using a bootloader to boot this.

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