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Re: swap and live CD
you should simply install Ubuntu on an USB stick, because it's
simply a mass storage device like a HDD.
I've done it with an 2 GB stick and SuSE Linux some time ago
The USB sticks have a size of up to 64 GB, which is enough for a
> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: "Freemor" <freemor@xxxxxxxxx>
> Gesendet: 22.11.08 15:30:26
> An: or-talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Betreff: Re: swap and live CD
> On Sat, 22 Nov 2008 14:48:28 +0100
> Matej Kovacic <matej.kovacic@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Ubuntu 8.10 has an option to create live USB disk. It could be also
> > writable and you can install your own software.
> > So you can customize your portable USB stick, have your encrypted
> > private directory (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/EncryptedPrivateDirectory)
> > and install Tor.
> > But the problem is, that Ubuntu uses swap partition of the host
> > machine.
> > So, how to remaster live image in such a way, that live CD/USB will
> > not touch swap partition of the host machine?
> > Thx for any info.
> > Bye, Matej
> Unless Ubuntu has done something strange it should just be a matter of
> removing any references to that partition from the /etc/fstab file so
> they don't get mounted. To be really sure you could remove the swapon
> commands from the appropriate /etc/rc files.
> You can use swapon -s to check what swap partitions are currently in
> You can use swapoff to turn off swap partitions manually (not
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