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Old 05-06-2006, 01:10 PM   #1
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Question LINUX on Memory CARD


Hello,

I managed to have DOS install in CF years ago ,so my COMP can be boot using USB card reader.

Does anyone have LINUX installed on such device;ie 1GB UBS tumb/SD/CF/memoSTICK or maybe RAMdisk.

Can you tell me HOWTO ?

Many thanks in advance.....
 
Old 05-06-2006, 01:19 PM   #2
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distributions like damnsmalllinux are specifically designed for use in situations like this. chekc their homepage for details.
 
Old 05-06-2006, 01:22 PM   #3
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Yes, it is possible to boot Linux from USB, I have heard people running Debian that way, but I don't now howto. Search the web while waiting for a better answer!
 
  


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