LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Password
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-21-2004, 07:24 PM   #1
fatrandy13
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: new jersey
Distribution: anything debian based, long live apt-get
Posts: 230

Rep: Reputation: 30
Installing Linux and LILO on a jump drive


is it possible to install a small distro of linux onto a jump drive (also lilo). I am running a dual boot with knoppix 3.4 on hdb1 and windows xp home on hda1...the jump drive is recognized as sda1.

By the way, the jump drive is a small 256 megabyte portable hard drive that is attached via the usb port.
 
Old 07-21-2004, 09:28 PM   #2
2mcm
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Location: New Zealand
Distribution: Slackware 10.0, Gentoo ( no version )
Posts: 21

Rep: Reputation: 15
as far as i can see u are talking about a usb flash drive (2.5 inch hdd dont come that small [well u cant buy them in that size now])

http://featherlinux.berlios.de/about.htm soundsquite good.
http://featherlinux.berlios.de/usb-instructions.htm
explains how to install it to a usb drive.

since u have a 256MB drive and this is only 64MB then i guess u could install a few other apps or have sum files on it.

google linux usb drive

also Damn small linux (my favorite small live cd) can run on a usb key [i think].

http://openfacts.berlios.de/index-en..._USB_key_HOWTO
 
Old 07-22-2004, 02:07 PM   #3
fatrandy13
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: new jersey
Distribution: anything debian based, long live apt-get
Posts: 230

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
thanx for the help..i'll check all that stuff out
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Jump Drive Causing Problems with Linux dudeman41465 Linux - Software 1 07-30-2005 01:15 AM
Jump Drive dudeman41465 Linux - Hardware 3 06-28-2005 12:31 AM
jump drive kingcobrawoods Linux - General 2 01-04-2005 02:23 PM
Installing RH 7.0 on a Jump drive (problem) Simplux Linux - Newbie 0 02-09-2004 06:24 PM
lexar jump drive not working with linux Derek-kun Linux - Newbie 1 09-22-2003 08:33 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:49 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration