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Old 02-20-2009, 08:12 PM   #1
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Billix Multiboot USB setup for Finnix and Lenny?


Question here is how to optimize Billix bootup on a 256MB+ USB pendrive for the following:

dsl4 Run Damn Small Linux 4.4.10 (Default)
dsl3 Run DSL 3.4.12
finnix Run Ryan Finnie's Finnix 92.1
lenny Install Debian Lenny (Netboot)
ntpwd Windows NT/2K/XP Pwd Crack
memtest memtest86+
Billix href http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/10088

Both DSL .iso knoppix/KNOPPIX loopfile breakdowns are 50 MB.
Finnix's is 110 MB.
All from liveCDs for arch=i386 and all are Debian-based.
Prefer to leave a single and larger larger syslinux and isolinux in pendrive /<root> folder, and create separate sub-folders for dsl3's, dsl4's, and finnix's initrd.gz and linux24/linuz.
Wouldn't mind also, finding out how to effectively get rid of the U3 bug present in SanDisk USB pendrives using Linux-only (not w Win2K/XP!!)

Alternate billix howto at http://sourceforge.net/project/shown...ease_id=611885

Finnix release info page at http://www.finnix.org/Finnix_92.1_release_notes

TY for more detailed assistance!
 
Old 11-19-2010, 04:00 PM   #2
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Information on this finally solved! from the immensely helpful blogpost,
http://lowaltitudelinux.blogspot.com...ts-stategy.html
 
  


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