[CentOS] Running From Live DVD & Keeping Settings Between Boots

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 22:45:47 UTC 2008


On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 2:10 PM, Phil Schaffner
<Philip.R.Schaffner at nasa.gov> wrote:
> Brent L. Bates wrote:
>>
>>     Someone posted how to use a memory card (USB or another kind) to save
>> settings between boots of a Live CD/DVD.  I believe it was posted not too
>> long
>> ago and I thought I had kept the email, but now that I'm looking for the
>> information, I can not find it.  I've done some searching and I either get
>> way
>> too many hits or way too few, none of which are what I'm looking for.
>>  Does
>> anyone remember that post and can forward that message to me?  Thanks.
>
> Unless I'm missing something, you must be remembering another distro. Had
> some discussions on this during 5.2 live CD testing with Patrice Guay who
> builds the CentOS live CDs.  Knoppix has a feature to save to USB, and
> Fedora 9 uses "persistence" to save changes from their live CD, but as of
> 5.2 CentOS livecd does not implement it.

Yet another option is to use Scientific Linux LiveCD/DVD:

http://linux.web.psi.ch/livecd/save.html

Being a "sister" product of CentOS, SL might be a viable option for
CentOS users.

Akemi


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