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Re: fc4 on memory stick



On Monday 09 October 2006 12:14 pm, Lonni J Friedman wrote:
> On 10/9/06, Grumpy_Penguin <grumpypenguin qwest net> wrote:
> > On Monday 09 October 2006 10:42 am, Mike Wright wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Spent all yesterday searching google and experimenting but couldn't
> > > find what I was looking for.
> > >
> > > Sometime ago I bought a 1G memory stick for $20US and managed to
> > > repartition and reformat it and copy enough FC4 onto it to have a
> > > bootable device, basically turning a USB memory stick into a USB drive.
> > > It has proven very useful as a recovery tool and as a network debugger.
> > >
> > > I'm pretty sure it was done with instructions from a link I found on
> > > this list.  The instructions were very good, covering everything from
> > > the MBR to the making of a USB capable initrd.  Unfortunately, I
> > > haven't a clue where to find it again.
> > >
> > > Anybody remember seeing this link or know where it can be found?
> > >
> > > Thanks for any help,
> > > Mike Wright  :m)
> >
> > Why do it the hard way? jst put a bootable version of DSL [only
> > 50Mb]linux on a 128 Mb stick and use that
> > http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/download.html
>
> Maybe because:
> 0) DSL != FC
> 1) DSL has alot of limitations (especially in the number of available
> packages)
So? you're not using it as a main distro just to repair the old one
>
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