[PC-BSD Testing] USBLITE on a EeePC

Johann Hugo jhugo at meraka.csir.co.za
Wed Sep 21 06:30:59 PDT 2011


On Wednesday, September 21, 2011 03:20:06 pm Kris Moore wrote:
> On 09/21/11 04:00, Johann Hugo wrote:
> > On Tuesday, September 20, 2011 07:33:00 pm Kris Moore wrote:
> >> On 09/15/11 04:16, Johann Hugo wrote:
> >>> Hi
> >>> 
> >>> I would like to try PCBSD9.0 on a EeePC with 4Gb flash mem. In real
> >>> life it only has 3815Mb of flash.
> >>> 
> >>> Is there a way that I can change to minimum disk size for PCBSD from
> >>> 4000Mb to 3815Mb ?
> >>> 
> >>> Johann
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> >> 
> >> I'm shrinking the USB images down to 3.8 GB for the next release which
> >> should fix it. In the meantime use the USBLITE image :)
> > 
> > I did use USBLITE. The problem is that the installer only works if your
> > target disk size is 4Gb or more.
> > 
> > Is there a way that I can tell the installer that my target disk size is
> > only 3.8Gb ?
> > 
> > Johann
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> 
> Oh, you mean the actual install disk is 3.8GB? That's way below our
> recommended specs :( I can remove that check but it'll cause more issues
> than it solves I'm thinking.
> 
> The only way around it at the moment would be to write a custom
> pc-sysinstall config file, and do the install manually, bypassing the GUI.

A custom pc-sysinstall config file is fine, I just want to play around with 
it. Can I just mount the  the USBLITE image and change the config there ?


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