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Re: [Fedora-livecd-list] RFC- 'persistance' is on LiveCD wishlist - what does it mean?



Douglas McClendon wrote:
> Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:
>>>  It seems like a worthy feature for a livecd if one
>>> wishes to use it a lot.
>>
>> On the other hand, why not compose the live cd or dvd with all that
>> rightaway?
> 
> The point of persistence is to have a nice fat distro on a cute 3" dvd,
> combined with a nice cute 1G usb stick, and be able to use the
> combination, as a physically portable linux system.
> 
> The persistent usb holds _your home directory_.  Do you want to be
> recomposing your livedvd _during every boot in which the contents of
> your home directory change_ ?
> 

For the portable Linux system use case, I'd take a larger USB stick or a
USB hard drive and run from there.

Kind regards,

Jeroen van Meeuwen
-kanarip


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