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blopa6

Joined: 15 Apr 2008
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PostPosted: Tue 16 Apr 2013, 11:01    Post subject: Pfix=copy  

I'm using Slacko 5.5, and I have the iso file saved on a USB stick, I want to load everything in RAM and get the USB power by default will not let me
the command that I use is pfix = copy?
from already thank you very much


Estoy usando Slacko 5.5 , tengo la iso y el archivo de guardar en en una memoria USB , quiero que cargue todo en Ram y poder sacar el USB que por default no me deja
el comando que debo usar es pfix=copy ?
desde ya muchas gracias
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tmoulder

Joined: 17 Jun 2011
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PostPosted: Tue 23 Apr 2013, 09:29    Post subject: Boot profile  

I've been using puppy off and on for a few years, and now have slacko running full install on an older PC with the Nouveau nvidia driver. It's the first distro I've run on this hardware that did not need a mess of teaking out of the box to get that card to work. Kudos!

Anyway, since this is a discussion on boot options, I've been checking out various posts about speeding up puppy boot time. I saw the emphasis was on hardware detection, and this can be one reason it takes so long to boot for such a comparatively small distro (my time is about 45 seconds, good but not great).

So I was wondering - and I have no idea how difficult this would be - what about a boot option like ubuntu offers to create a profile? The profile would create a file of the drivers actually used in the hardware on the computer, and load those only instead of doing a search at boot time.

This could be automatically disabled on a live disc / usb / what-have-you (since you never know the hardware in such a case). On a frugal install, the profile could be checked first and executed if found.

Just throwing it out there.

Thanks!

TM
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live

Joined: 10 Feb 2010
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PostPosted: Wed 09 Apr 2014, 04:22    Post subject:  

I propose to add one option to the boot menu.

"Boot with sfs on current media"

This way when booting starts, puppies wouldn't be looking for all partition, but only on the booting one, which would result in a faster boot.
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