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Make a live CD in a partition of my EHD?

Postby yowmamasita on Sun Feb 17, 2013 6:37 am

I have about 2GB unallocated space in my 1TB EHD. I want to put a live CD image on it (and if possible, with persistence too). Is this possible?

I do this before on smaller flash drives using dd but that replaces the partition table of the whole drive (dd of=/dev/sdb ...) but I only want it on a partition so I have no idea right now.

Thanks!
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Re: Make a live CD in a partition of my EHD?

Postby usbtux on Sun Feb 17, 2013 9:31 am

You'd need to use unetbootin - make a partition for it - fat32 and put the boot flag as active on this partition.
Then use unetbootin - point to that partition - I think its called a frugal install.

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Re: Make a live CD in a partition of my EHD?

Postby yowmamasita on Sun Feb 17, 2013 5:20 pm

usbtux wrote:You'd need to use unetbootin - make a partition for it - fat32 and put the boot flag as active on this partition.
Then use unetbootin - point to that partition - I think its called a frugal install.

http://youtu.be/pq2bsTh_dDs How to use unetbootin to make a liveusb


Thanks! I'll try that!
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