How to install Sabayon 7 to USB flash and use elsewhere

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pft0
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How to install Sabayon 7 to USB flash and use elsewhere

Post by pft0 » Wed Nov 30, 2011 2:14

How can i install Sabayon 7 to a usb flash and use it elsewhere?
My use case is that i have notebook, netbook, PC, mac, which all have their OS come pre-install and i don't want to touch their HDD as they are shared with other users but they are infested with malwares.

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Re: How to install Sabayon 7 to USB flash and use elsewhere

Post by raman » Wed Nov 30, 2011 7:22

For WIndows:
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/yumi-multi ... b-creator/
http://www.pendrivelinux.com/universal- ... -as-1-2-3/
For Linux:
http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

Install ISO on USB, change in bios to boot from USB and start system from USB. This is Live USB.

You can install ISO like burning on CD, but destination will be USB. This is system on USB.

The different is, that Live USB don't save changes on USB, so when you install some soft and restart, the soft will be gone.
System on USB it's normal system like in HDD.

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Re: How to install Sabayon 7 to USB flash and use elsewhere

Post by bitERROR » Wed Nov 30, 2011 13:15

I did it in windows, installing Xubuntu to a USB running the Live CD through VirtualBox and creating a virtual harddisk for the USB drive as described here.

It installed normally, I leaved a NTFS partition for data exchange, and periodically I plug it to update like any installed system in an HD.

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Re: How to install Sabayon 7 to USB flash and use elsewhere

Post by pft0 » Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:24

i tried to install it to usb like normal hdd, it ran without problem, but when i put the usb in other pc/netbook/mac, it cannot detect the display and won't start Xorg.

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Re: How to install Sabayon 7 to USB flash and use elsewhere

Post by raman » Thu Dec 01, 2011 7:35

sometimes you must add graph parameters when you start kernel. Fitz was writing about this, search forum.

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