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supitsP 09-23-2017 05:38 AM

Set ramdisk size when builiding a live debian iso
Hello, I'm building a custom kali (debian based) iso and would like to specify the size of the virtual HDD (hard disk based on ram; tmpfs).
It'll be live booted, I have 32 gb of ram and it only allocates 16.
Can anyone tell me how to do?

fatmac 09-24-2017 02:22 PM

Most, if not all, live boot will allocate 50% of available ram. To change that you will have to dig deep into the code to change it. It's not a quick fix, & you'll have to remaster the live distro. For info on how to do it, search the internet for your distro.

jlinkels 09-24-2017 05:35 PM

If you are unsure about this, Kali might not be the best distro for you.

Have you read this thread:


!!! 09-24-2017 06:27 PM

Welcome supitsP to LQ!!!

Originally Posted by rtmistler (Post 5758685) is up to all LQ members, of any level, to engage all new posting members correctly, and effectively....

Re: #3: there's been lots of total Linux beginners asking about Kali.
You seem like a knowledgeable, sophisticated Linux user. Best wishes. +1 #2

A possible cheat/workaround is to avoid the word 'Kali' on LQ:eek:
Tho 'your distro' "my custom debian-based iso" details/specifics may be needed to resolve a question.

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