[SoaS] [Sugar-devel] MacBook_Persistent_SoaS_v5_and_SoaS_v6_EFI_Boot_USB ( boots directly from USB )
bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Nov 2 07:49:44 EDT 2011
On 02.11.2011, at 12:38, Peter Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> On 02.11.2011, at 11:28, Peter Robinson wrote:
>>> On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 7:16 AM, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>>> 3) Can I create the persistent usb on my MacBook using the instructions I
>>>> found in item 4 on this page?
>>> You can create persistent images with overlays (you always have been
>>> able to).
>> But only under Linux, so far. The livecd-iso-to-disk tool has not been ported to OS X. The iso can be used directly on the Mac but won't have persistence.
> You can under windows as well.
Which doesn't help Mac users ;^)
>> Disk Utility on the Mac should be able to put a preconfigured image onto a USB stick. May be such an image file (created on Linux) could be made available for Caryl to download?
> No idea, I don't own a Mac of any description. Donations welcome.
That might be well-spent, indeed.
However, running the livecd-iso-to-disk tool to create an EFI disk image with persistence only requires a Linux box. Maybe this could even be part of the regular automated build process?
- Bert -
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