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Re: How to get Debian live running from flash with persistence

Hi Rob,

> On Sat, Apr 13, 2013 at 08:50:06PM +0200, Michael Heerdegen wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > 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 used to use Debian Live with persistence, but lately I've changed to a
> much easier method.  Now I just do a normal Debian install but install
> it to a USB stick instead of a hard drive.  Works fine.  I make some
> tweaks to improve performance, such as mounting various folders at
> tmpfs.  But it works pretty well even without those tweaks.
> Just make sure you install grub to the USB stick and not to the hard
> drive of whatever computer you're using for the installation.

Good advice, thanks.  However, I don't want to do that in this case -
because it's my business notebook.  When I upgrade the system after some
time has passed - it might happen that grub is installed to the hdd and
the notebook won't start anymore.  So I'll try to get live work first.



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