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Remove automatic pupsave for frugal installs
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RSH


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PostPosted: Thu 31 Oct 2013, 14:39    Post_subject:  

Smithy wrote:
Would it be a good idea to put Musher's code before it to close any drives open though?

Yes, surely a good idea.

But something to think of:

- auto-unmount all ISO files in /mnt
- auto unmount all SFS and [2,3,4].fs files in /mnt
- Edit: not to forget to make a sync, to make sure cache is written to USB

Because you can not unmount a drive which contains an mounted ISO, SFS or save file. Do a sync first and then make sure to unmount SFS and save files first, because they could have been mounted from within a mounted ISO file.

I'm using/doing this automatically on every shut-down/reboot in my private LazY Puppy System/s.

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Smithy


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PostPosted: Thu 31 Oct 2013, 17:38    Post_subject:  

Thanks for that info RSH.

Good ideas on those extra layers of mount, they confused me a few times in the past.

I know Lazy is a very slick modular system with various SFS available.

I have noticed that if I write something to a usb stick, and right click "unmount", puppy very graciously will not unmount the stick until it has finished the write that is in the cache. So that is handled very nicely.

My needs are simple.
After a big thread about shutdown, I have settled with a fast shutdown on the taskbar, and the "proper procedures" (save file etc) in the menu.

So far, the combination works a treat.
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mikeb


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PostPosted: Fri 01 Nov 2013, 09:06    Post_subject:  

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Because you can not unmount a drive which contains an mounted ISO, SFS or save file. Do a sync first and then make sure to unmount SFS and save files first, because they could have been mounted from within a mounted ISO file.


yes I added sort -r to the end of the unmount loop in puppy so loop mounted files get removed first but I mount them to /mnt/filemnt/.....
so no '+' so a different trick might be needed.

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casearis


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PostPosted: Sat 09 Nov 2013, 21:18    Post_subject: menu.lst
Sub_title: No save on exit..
 

Have been following instructions, event handler is set to 0. No autosave... however i am having trouble locating the menu.lst file.

I know there is a pet somewhere which has "shutdown no save" option, just can't seem to find it again.

am using macpup 550

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casearis


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PostPosted: Sat 09 Nov 2013, 21:27    Post_subject: Link to pet  

found feed for pet

http://208.109.22.214/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=68761&start=255&sid=36ea99567c94a0159b68b7ff7213fa96


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neerajkolte


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PostPosted: Fri 09 May 2014, 22:29    Post_subject:  

Bookmark.
(Just adding post so I can find this thread again)

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Puppus Dogfellow


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PostPosted: Fri 09 May 2014, 23:24    Post_subject:  

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=60678

pupsaveconfig-2.2.5.pet
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MochiMoppel


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PostPosted: Sat 10 May 2014, 02:08    Post_subject:  

neerajkolte wrote:
Bookmark.
(Just adding post so I can find this thread again)

Your browser doesn't come with a bookmark manager? Surprised

Now that you bumped this thread here is more:
Ultra Fast Shutdown
Somewhat related:
How do I remove the save2flash icon on the desktop
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