DaemonForums  

Go Back   DaemonForums > OpenBSD > OpenBSD General

OpenBSD General Other questions regarding OpenBSD which do not fit in any of the categories below.

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1   (View Single Post)  
Old 28th October 2010
Noobification's Avatar
Noobification Noobification is offline
Real Name: William Yang
Noobification
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Inside my machine
Posts: 8
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Talking OpenBSD livecd/liveusb/combo persistent?

Hi all,

I've done in the past mounting the fedora livecd then label my usb as a persistent storage while inside the live system (so the livecd stores things like /home and additional /usr/bin on the usb and not somewhere else(there is nowhere else, actually), so that every time I boot the livecd(w/ the usb plugged in), I get all my saved configuration files/ additional binaries not included w/ the default boot)

nowadays I use something wa-aaay easier. The fedora LiveUSB creator gives me the entire live system install + persistent storage... in one click!

so,

how can I (without blindly following tutorials and using BSD-based tools that I have no idea how it works/where to start) - put the OpenBSD install on a usb, encrypt the filesystem and make it bootable?(so systems like M$ windoze can't automatically mount it and @#$! the partition & make unbootable (yes, every time I plug a bootable usb into a running windows machine, it somehow automagically kills it) (especially windows 7, I just hate how it automatically assumes the usb is not bootable and searches the entire drive for things like *.mp3)...

note - I am using a new lexar 8GB, my old kingston 8GB had some serious cylinder errors and no matter how I fdisk/parted it, things won't work

thanks all
Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Partitioning the LiveUSB drives. IronForge OpenBSD Installation and Upgrading 6 29th August 2010 10:27 PM
Hello any one have Jgimmi OpenBSD LiveCD? eurovive Other BSD and UNIX/UNIX-like 9 18th February 2010 06:54 PM
OpenBSD LiveUSB Oko OpenBSD Installation and Upgrading 3 12th May 2009 03:24 AM
start KDE on OpenBSD LiveCD ccc OpenBSD Installation and Upgrading 5 3rd November 2008 10:24 PM
dd slow, 1500KB/s (OpenBSD LiveCD) Carpetsmoker OpenBSD General 4 3rd October 2008 10:33 AM


All times are GMT. The time now is 09:47 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content copyright © 2007-2010, the authors
Daemon image copyright ©1988, Marshall Kirk McKusick