[Grml] grml on USB flash drive or CF through cardbus adaptor.

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Sat Jun 2 11:39:31 CEST 2007

* gary ng <garyng2000 at yahoo.com> [20070523 13:26]:

> I am wondering if there anyone has experience with
> this kind of usage, both in terms of performance and
> possibility to boot(in the case of cardbus)

> In the case of USB(most newer machine with 2.0 can
> boot without any problem), I believe it would be
> slower to boot comparing with USB HD(throughput
> difference but would still be much faster than CD) but
> would it be faster to use once boot as ReadyBoost on
> Vista relies on the much faster seek time ?

> As for the cardbus mode, if it cannot be boot from
> there, is there any support in grml boot mode where I
> can boot from a CD(which is slow) yet with the real
> meat pull from another device say USB drive or cardbus
> ? This can be quite useful for some older
> notebook/machine where the boot option is very
> limited(just CD or IDE).

Not yet. A similar feature wish was requested at the grml booth at
linuxdays in vienna yesterdays, I've added this feature requested to
our todo list in the BTS: http://bts.grml.org/grml/issue226

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