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Old 28th September 2008
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Having the added but admittedly limited perspective of reading qmemo's posts on BSDnexus, it appears that qmemo is migrating to Linux & finds that many of the accouterments found there more agreeable to his needs. I also suspect that he recognizes Linux's dominance in the Open Source marketplace, & wants to maximize & leverage both his investment of time & effort. Citing Wintellect's blog (which also points out a slow migration away from NetBSD...) projects qmemo's questioning whether the *BSD's meets the needs of the rank-&-file industry proponent.

If I have accurately summarized your position qmemo, great. If not, my apologies.

I interject because this thread is showing a basic disconnect over what jggimi's intention with offering vanilla installations of OpenBSD in live CD form. The Linux community has morphed the concept of such a tool into a rescue, repair, stealth, full-blown Swiss Army knife tool, & jggimi's intention is to provide a simple solution which allows users to do some quick testing of a nominally configured environment. jggimi's goal is not to provide and/or compete with do-all, be-all tools found on other platforms. I applaud jggimi for investing his on-going commitment to providing such a tool. I have found it useful on occasion to fix various errors I have encountered.

If I have accurately summarized your intentions jggimi, great. If not, my apologies.

The OpenBSD project is extremely small in comparison to other projects, & neither does it intend nor desire to dominate the marketplace. As such, it may have rough edges which will not appeal to everyone. If it meets your needs, great. If not, there are other alternatives available.
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ocicat, for a moment I sat there reading your reply one time after another, you have a great amount of terms/vocabulary/expressions.

now it's my turn to say & I will borrow your expression If was correct in understanding your reply then great. if not, my apologies.

The Posts "Which they do not exist no more, I deleted them because of scottro" on BSDNexus.com....I know this guys since my early come to bsdforums.org
I Have profiled there characters/attitudes/there tech concerns & interests why is that because I wanted to establish a live communication base for my BSD Interest at that time and by time things get social.

When I found them changing there OS's I watched the affect it made to there Life's Wintellect said he became more productive & others .

so, I tried my best with the whom I know to change that because I believe that continuing to use any BSD as a Desktop will Slowly bush it to the edges of the Desktop Race.

at least from my point of view, which is in accordance to my self interest.

ok, at this point when I came to the conclusion I should stop being a dreamer and come back to earth I started using this word with any one asking me about the BSD's & Linux (What Fits, is what's best) & since I got to that point there is an old saying summarizes it

(Every man for himself & facts Facts speak louder than words)

and by the way as a reply to suspection of me recognizing Linux dominance in the Open Source marketplace.

any success Linux make is a partial one! because of one simple fact its not organized!

Let them make what they want, do there best & all what will see Distro's coming over Distro's that's all

jggimi, Thank you for understanding firstly and secondly to make it right.
Here is the Link for any one wanted to install OpenBSD on a USB Stick

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That "HowTo", qmemo, seems entirely unnecessary to me. A USB stick is addressed as a SCSI device, so a standard, default installation is all that is required.

The only thing I agree with in that HowTo is the mount of FFS filesystems with noatime, to reduce write activity.
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I did not post that "How to" to you, your geek enough
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No; you posted it for others, who may be confused by it. Did it confuse you?

If that "HowTo" is what has kept you from installing on USB, then let me reiterate -- all you need do is a standard installation to sd0, or whatever SCSI device the stick becomes when you insert it.
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First things First

I know about the How To but Did not try it, and on the quick reading I felt to confusion.

OpenBSD has less attention to me because of the reasons I discussed, it's just I Still Like to play with the system specially on a Live CD or Live USB as long it's something I won't have to update/upgrade....you know a typical Live CD, but I am still like .. hey this OpenBSD total secure, I can not be hacked,....do you know this kind of attiudes and thoughts

I will tell you what, why do not you offer a How to "Correct One" For makeing OpenBSD Live USB Like this Projects A & B.

I will wait for your reply
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Step 1. Follow FAQ 4.
Step 2. Boot the install media, per FAQ 4.5.1. Before responding to the Install/Upgrade/Shell prompt, insert your USB stick. Read blue/white kernel messages, and note which SCSI device the stick is assigned: sd0, sd1, sd2, etc.
Step 3. Type "i" and press Enter.
Step 4. Follow the rest of FAQ 4, installing on sd0, sd1, or sd2, or whatever, as described by the kernel messages you read in Step 2.

Done.
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Default Anyone want to test DHCP changes?

Carpetsmoker has tested one version over the weekend -- and recommended some additional changes which I have now implemented. However he does not have time to test them; is there anyone interested in testing the latest script?
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I can test it when I get home in ~2 hours ...
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