install fedora via usb stick

Ian Malone ibmalone at
Thu Dec 12 08:21:16 UTC 2013

On 11 December 2013 22:23, D. Hugh Redelmeier <hugh at> wrote:

> The LiveUSB creator lets you

> 2) create a persistent store so changes you make on the live
>    system will be there next time you boot.
>    (But I've had some live USBs stop working, perhaps due to this.)

A persistent overlay is used to do this, but it isn't re-writeable: it
accumulates changes. Once you run out of space to record any more then
things go wrong. (There's an option in the command line tool, but not
LiveUSB, to add a home filesystem which is a normal loopback mount.)


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