[Grml] [grml2usb] Minimize the number of files in the root directory on the usb drive

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Sun Aug 24 00:50:44 CEST 2008

* Sebastian Krause <sebastian at realpath.org> [20080822 23:13]:

> When I copy grml to a usb pen drive with grml2usb, it puts 30 files
> and directories into the root directory of that drive. Since I also
> want to use that drive for other stuff (like portable apps,
> multimedia files etc.) it's not nice to see my drive cluttered with
> dozens of files when I access it in some file manager.

> I've seen some live systems (I guess it was http://sidux.com/) which
> only need very few files to boot and put almost all of them into
> some subdirectory so that my directory structure stays pretty
> clean. It would be nice if grml could achive something similar, or
> are there any good reasons against this?

Thanks for feedback, Sebastian.

We are aware of this problem and it's already tracked in our Bug
Tracking System, see http://bts.grml.org/grml/issue466

I've just marked it as a release-stopper issue so it should be fixed
with the next grml/grml2usb version.

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