[CentOS] Writable Centos LiveCD on Embeded Linux?

Oliver Schulze L. oliver at samera.com.py
Sun Aug 10 19:19:17 UTC 2008

Hi Stephen,
I read about the overlay feature in Fedora9, but I don't know if when 
the changes
to the FS are so big (like going from 5.1 to 5.2) the overlay will grow 
and grow
over time. And the overlay solution will require too much space.


Stephen John Smoogen wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 12:39 PM, Oliver Schulze L.
> <oliver at samera.com.py> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I was wondering if it possible to have a Centos LiveCD installation boot
>> from
>> a Compact Flash in a embeded x86 (Wrap/Alix) platform *and* be able to
>> save the changes made to the File System back to the Flash memory.
> You would need to really hack at it to get it to that. The ability to
> do that did not get into Fedora until 9 so its part of the init
> scripts or the livecd tools to make an overlay partition.

Oliver Schulze L.
Asuncion - Paraguay

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