[PLUG] querry about usb flash drive
jaogale at yahoo.co.in
Tue Jan 30 16:42:49 IST 2007
my question is whether this usb version of mandrivs OR
any other distros / alternatives you are suggesting,
supports / installs my set of hardware or not.
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2007 10:28:11 +0530
From: Nitin Madan <nitin_madan at symantec.com>
Subject: Re: [PLUG] querry about mandriva usb flash
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jayant ogale wrote:
> Hi friends,
> i am planning to buy mandriva usb flash drive. But
> before that i want to get my doubts cleared. I had
> written this mail to mandriva, but i have received
> response from them.
> 1] will this flash drive support all my internal and
> periferal hardware like
> a] HD audio soft V 92 data fax\modem
> with smart CP
> b] scanner hp scanjet 3200
> c] printer epson lq 1050
> d]will my wireless lan card get
> configured automatically?
> if not, what am i supposed to do?
> 2] if this flash drive is writeable, there is a
> possibility of deletion of some software by error.
> there any back-up dvd or partition provided with it?
> 3] how are we supposed to get root access on this?
> 4] is there a facility to install this o.s. on hard
Another suggestion would be to use something like
Actually you could also do your own thing by
downloading the distro
and then burning it on your usb key. I did it a long
time back; and if
the only thing I had to do was to make the partition
bootable (set the
bootable flag set using fdisk).
Follow these steps, if interested
There are other distro's available on the USB; just
google for them.
only real question is the use -
Mandriva has the support structure etc., if things
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