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. > So, the next time the LiveCD boots it will have all the changes made. > > The problem I'm trying yo solve is: > - fast boot time > - fast recovery when the Linux is shutdown improperly (power failure, etc) > - be able to upgrade some rpm packages via yum > > Will a LiveCD (squash/union FS) be a better solution than booting Centos > directly from an ext2(fewer I/O than ext3) partition? > > Many thanks in advance > Oliver > > -- > Oliver Schulze L. > Asuncion - Paraguay > http://tinymailto.com/oliver > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > -- Stephen J Smoogen. -- BSD/GNU/Linux How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"