[SATLUG] slackware 13.0 backup USB stick partitioning

Daniel Villarreal youcanlinux at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 08:43:37 CDT 2009


I did an 'fdisk -l" on the USB stick backup and it didn't use standard
GNU/Linux partitioning. In fact, it mounted as vfat. It shows 4.8M being
used on the first partition. I'm very amazed at this distro, unlike anything
else I've tried.

On Sun, Aug 30, 2009 at 8:56 AM, Borries Demeler <
demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu> wrote:

> > Just Google for your distribution and usb stick and find out how to do
> this
> > for whatever you are using. And 8gb is huge for that :)
>
> I concur, somewhere I used to have a slack USB install that fits on a 512
> MB
> stick, and one could probably get that down to 128 for a pared-down version
> for rescue purposes.  I think the entire distro is smaller than 8GB.
>
> -b.
>


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