Nick_Djinn wrote:So.....What is the partitioning table supposed to look like? I tried installing on a USB drive and nothing.....
What are the essential partitions supposed to look like and what rules and tricks are there?
For a thumb drive you don't really need separate partitions generally in my opinion. For me the purpose of a separate /home partition is so I don't have to back up my data before I update/reinstall my system. As USB drives tend to be relatively small I doubt you'll have very much if any data you care not to wipe during an upgrade or that isn't backed up pretty quickly.
Generally where people go wrong in installing to USB's is that they end up installing GRUB on the wrong drive. GRUB has to installed on to the USB drive. No bootloader no boot.
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