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Old 04-03-2014, 11:34 PM   #1
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Question Is There A Linux Live CD That Doesn't Auto Mount Your Systems HDD?


Anyone know of any simple basic linux live cd's that wont auto mount or detect your systems HDD at all?

I've tried a few but they all seem to show my systems HDD in the file/folder explorer and I don't want that to happen..

I don't want it to even detect the system HDD let alone even mount it. just want the linux live cd OS to run isolated by itself without seeing/touching/reading/writing to my systems HDD at all..

is there a linux live cd that has this feature at all..?
 
Old 04-04-2014, 09:53 AM   #2
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Linux mint

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Anyone know of any simple basic linux live cd's that wont auto mount or detect your systems HDD at all?

I've tried a few but they all seem to show my systems HDD in the file/folder explorer and I don't want that to happen..

I don't want it to even detect the system HDD let alone even mount it. just want the linux live cd OS to run isolated by itself without seeing/touching/reading/writing to my systems HDD at all..

is there a linux live cd that has this feature at all..?
Try Linux mint. It only works when your cd or thumb drive is in the computer. It works as if you are running any OS, but only takes up a few mega bites of HD space.
 
Old 04-04-2014, 10:47 AM   #3
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I don't think you understood my question..
I need a linux live cd to run isolated from ever detecting, reading or mounting my systems internal HDD.
so when the live cd boots up it completely ignores my internal HDD as if its not even there..
 
Old 04-04-2014, 11:05 AM   #4
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Sounds like you want a Kiosk iso.

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=81701
 
Old 04-04-2014, 04:43 PM   #5
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The only way to prevent detecting an internal drive would be to remove controller support in the kernel. Detecting isn't the same as mounting (either read only or read/write).

I remove the power from internal drives or pull removable drives out.
 
Old 04-04-2014, 06:22 PM   #6
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Antix should boot to a window manager but not mount the drives unless you want it to... could be wrong though. I seem to remember that it was changed from no auto mount to auto mount unless you specify on the grub line (or selecting it in the f4 menu) that you do not want to auto mount. If that is the way then with live usb you can save the no auto mount option so that it is default. Or maybe it is off by default and specify on the on the grub line (f4 menu) to auto mount.

Http://antix.freeforums.org
 
Old 04-04-2014, 09:23 PM   #7
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Any of the forensic liveCDs should fit the bill - mounting has the potential to alter the data by (re-)running a journal, so they *shouldn't* do it. Been a while since I looked, but that's how it used to be.
 
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Old 04-04-2014, 10:58 PM   #8
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Helix will do what you want.

http://www.e-fense.com/products.php

You want Helix3 (free).
 
  


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