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Old 05-20-2010, 09:42 PM   #1
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Puppy Linux pfix=ram


Hello,
I want to Install Puppy, but before i do, what happens to the live sessions that you install, if you use pfix=ram later? Will I be able to use my saved storage, but could i really, i ask this because it is being ignored.
 
Old 05-21-2010, 12:30 AM   #2
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You really do need to go to the Puppy forum [murga] and do some reading... But
When running puppy from cd or dvd it looks for a "save" file on boot, in order to load previous settings [X setup, audio, net connection, browser settings, etc] The same thing happens if booting from a frugal [hdd, usb] install.
A full install does Not look for "save" files, in any version that I have run.
pfix=ram, is a modifier to the boot of the cd dvd, that tells puppy Not to look for, nor use any save files. Effectively starting from scratch, generally for troubleshooting!
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