[arch-general] Image my installed Arch into a USB pendrive

Michael Towers larch42 at googlemail.com
Tue Aug 3 12:13:31 EDT 2010

2010/8/3 jesse jaara <jesse.jaara at gmail.com>:
>> check out http://larch.berlios.de/, I think that tool is written for
>> just this use case.
>> Dieter
> Doesent larch just create a new arch linux install, if i understood Martín
> he wants to move his whole current system to usb.

It depends what he wants. larch puts the system into squashfs + aufs,
creating a 'live' system (it can also do this from an existing
installation). This is compact and runs pretty quickly from USB stick,
but making changes persistent is not as straightforward as with a
'normal' installation. If that's what he wants, fine, but it sounded
like he might rather be looking for a plug-in 'normal' installation,
in which case the other suggestions would be more relevant.

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