[CentOS] Compact Flash..

Ryan Nichols rnichols430 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 07:50:48 UTC 2008


Michel van Deventer wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Sun, 2008-06-08 at 16:38 -0500, Ryan Nichols wrote:
>   
>> Ok.. Im curious.. Can I install CentOS on a compact flash card, then 
>> have the MySQL on another drive? to have the compact flash like read 
>> only for the OS to boot from, then do the swap, mysql,etc from the other 
>> drive?  How hard would this be to do?
>>     
> Yes, you can (of course). My backupserver boots from CF (only kernel
> +initrd) and then continues from harddrive.
>
> I do not have a howto here but if you search google, you'll probably
> find a lot of them.
>
> 	Regards,
>
> 	Michel
>
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I have searched google, and all i get is more and more confused... Maybe 
I need to not go this route.  I was trying to get the CF as the system 
drive and keep the database on a seperate drive incase either failed.. 
seemed like it made sense at the time..

Ryan Nichols

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