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I want to make a bootable Puppy Linux flash drive. Followed the instructions on the site and received the warning that the flash drive format was vfat.
So I wanted to format it to ext3. I run the terminal (in Crunchbang Linux), went into root and I got this warning:
Ok. /dev/sdb is being seen and is formatted as vfat (probably fat32)
Did you check out that crunchbang link I provided? Especially posts 8 and the ones on down from there?
Edit: by the way. I have made multiple bootable Puppy flashdrives using fat32 as the starting file system. I used Unetbootin (linux version)
and a downloaded Puppy Iso (md5sum checked by me) from the /Downloads folder in AntiX which is like Crunchbang (kinda sorta with more features IMO). Also I have used Semplice Linux like this also.
Anyways, after puppy boots up. I shutdown and make a 512MB save file first. Then reboot the pendrive. Install grub4dos. It has more features than syslinux bootloader provided by unetbootin. Do my Network Connections. Then shutdown and reboot again to check my changes are good to go. This runs Puppy as a frugal install with persistence on the pendrive the way I do it.