How to get Debian live running from flash with persistence
hope this is the right forum for my question.
I wanted to use Debian live
(http://live-build.debian.net/cgi-bin/live-build) on a 468 Laptop
installed on a flash drive with full persistence.
I followed the recipe given here:
I.e., I copied the an iso with dd to the drive device and made the
rest of space an ext2 partition named "live-rw".
First, I tried the stable iso from here:
I had persistence, but dbus wasn't started. I had to start X manually
with startx. I could not start wicd because of missing dbus, so I had
no connection to the web. Bad.
Next, I downloaded testing live from
It worked well, but I got no persistence, although I started with the
persistence boot parameter. Maybe because it wasn't a "usb-hdd"
image??? (was not available).
Next, I tried "hdd" of wheezy built from here:
but again I didn't get persistence.
Please help - how can I get a working system with full persistence? The
help pages I found said that it should have worked, and experimenting is