Thanks for the help,
I pasted the live.log with persistent flag to http://paste.debian.net/35230 and without persistent flag to http://paste.debian.net/35231 .
Am Montag 04 Mai 2009 schrieb Richard Nelson:
> On Mon, May 4, 2009 at 10:26 AM, Matthias Degenkolb <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> > I have 2 problems using the usb-hdd Live image profile in Debian Lenny
> > and persistent settings. Hopefully somebody can help me.
> > 1.)
> > I have a 2 GB CF-card with the binary.img image flashed. The rest of the
> > 2 GB CF card is supposed to hold a 2nd partition with snapshots
> > ("live-sn") either as cpio archives or whatever. My problem: When I use
> > the "persistent" flag, the system drops to console in initramfs without
> > any error message. Without the "persistent" flag everything works fine(at
> > least the system boots) but "live-snapshot --refresh" (or "live-snapshot
> > --refresh -d /dev/hda2") nags that no resync string is contained in
> > /etc/live.conf. How do I have to format and label hda2 to get this
> > running? Do I need to set the persistent flag?
> I too am having an issue and looking in to this a bit. But to be sure
> could you boot with debug param and paste live.log to
> > Annotation: when setting persistent and formatting/labelling hda2 as
> > "live-rw" persistence works (but causesa flash write every time a file is
> > altered which significantly kills flash -- my native Debian install
> > before destroyed the CF card in less than 7 months...)
> I have been wandering how long one would last.
> > 2.)
> > Daemons like mpd or postfix nag that they cannot create log files and
> > therefore don't start(e.g. /var/log/mpd/mpd.log). This is also the same
> > when creating the folders in config/chroot_local-includes and chmod'ing
> > them to 777. A "touch <filename>" in bash works flawlessly in the Live
> > system. Is this a aufs specialty or a permission problem? I disabled
> > autologin and work via own /etc/passwd, /etc/group and /etc/shadow
> > files...
> > Can anyone help me further? I couldn't find much helpful information on
> > these issues...
> > The hardware:
> > Geode GX1 233 MHz, 256 MB RAM, 2GB CF card in IDE adapter, 16 GB USB
> > stick.
> > The software:
> > Debian Lenny
> > live-initramfs V 1.156.1 + 1.57.1-1
> > live-helper V. 1.0.3-2
> > Thanks in advance for everybody reading so far :)
> > Regards,
> > M. Degenkolb