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To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Iron penguin on usb?
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:00:22
1 On 11/19/14 19:20, Neil Bothwick wrote:
2 > On Wed, 19 Nov 2014 22:15:38 +0000 (UTC), James wrote:
3 >
4 >> Are these the best instructions to follow to createa usb bootable
5 >> live gentoo image? It has to be able to install new packages and
6 >> save those to the usb stick.
7 >>
8 >> I remember some time back (Neil) mentioned a package I was
9 >> not aware of (and naturally cannot remmber the name of) that
10 >> made creating USB bootable, usable, images on a usb stick
11 >> straightforward?
12 >
13 > Do you mean isohybrid? That converts an ISO image to make it suitable for
14 > copying to a USB drive with dd and booting it as if it were a CD. it's
15 > not suitable for your needs as it uses the whole drive as an ISO9660
16 > filesystem, leaving nowhere to save your files.
18 Yep, that's it. Theoretical question: If one build this image, why
19 can't you include a file that is the size of the remaining free space
20 before creating the image? It afterwards use that file space to
21 install additional wares?
23 James


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Re: [gentoo-user] Iron penguin on usb? Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>