[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 9 usb image
jmdennis at dslextreme.com
Tue Jan 4 07:52:39 PST 2011
I just turned in my thumb drive from work and bought a 16 gig one
because the beta of 8.2 was to big for this thumb drive. For others
this will be nice but not for me. I think there is a way to install
an .iso image to a usb and might try this out.
On 1/4/11, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 26, 2010 at 10:14:00PM -0800, jmdennis @dslextreme.com wrote:
>> One thing I have noticed with the usb image is that the install goes right
>> past the desktop and will not let you select which desktop you want to
>> install. It also does not have enough applications to do any thing. It
>> does not even have a browser and thus you can not go and get PBI's to
>> install items you want. I love the fact that you have the usb image but
>> should include the same items as the dvd version. I have had the spinning
>> ball as well if gnome is selected on this but see that this is being
>> If I select some thing else other then gnome I get the desktop just fine.
>> look forward to testing more versions of this.
> I'm experimenting with making the USB image smaller, I.E. the same as the CD
> which means you'll be able to throw it on a 1GB USB stick, but the downside
> is that you lose
> the ability to select the various packages until post-installation via the
> We'll be getting the Software Manager working with 9.x PBIs soon, but in the
> meantime I may
> need to include some small web-brower in the base for cases like this. Not
> sure which is the
> smallest, maybe Arora?
> Kris Moore
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