F9 live USB persistence problem
Mary Ellen Foster
foster at in.tum.de
Fri Apr 18 15:43:06 UTC 2008
On 18/04/2008, William John Murray <w.j.murray at rl.ac.uk> wrote:
> Well, I restarted, having squeezed my USB disk partition up to 1.5Gb.
> This time I asked for CD+1024Mb, assuming the installer would complain,
> and I could get the maximum possible disk by trial and error.
> It didn't complain, it just installed. So I thought 'thats nice'
> and installed ooffice, evolution-exchange, gparted etc. Eventually
> I hit the same problem as above - out of disk space, file system
> Summary: Its a really nice system. But it needs protection against
> this major issue.
Note that you can also hit the same issue if you try to specify an
overlay bigger than what's on the disk at the creation stage:
Mary Ellen Foster -- http://homepages.inf.ed.ac.uk/mef/
Informatik 6: Robotics and Embedded Systems, Technische Universität München
and ICCS, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh
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