[PLUG] querry about mandriva usb flash drive
nitin_madan at symantec.com
Mon Jan 29 10:28:11 IST 2007
jayant ogale wrote:
> Hi friends,
> i am planning to buy mandriva usb flash drive. But
> before that i want to get my doubts cleared. I had
> written this mail to mandriva, but i have received no
> response from them.
> 1] will this flash drive support all my internal and
> periferal hardware like
> a] HD audio soft V 92 data fax\modem
> with smart CP
> b] scanner – hp scanjet 3200
> c] printer epson – lq 1050
> d]will my wireless lan card get
> configured automatically?
> if not, what am i supposed to do?
> 2] if this flash drive is writeable, there is a
> possibility of deletion of some software by error. Is
> there any back-up dvd or partition provided with it?
> 3] how are we supposed to get root access on this?
> 4] is there a facility to install this o.s. on hard
Another suggestion would be to use something like
Actually you could also do your own thing by downloading the distro from
and then burning it on your usb key. I did it a long time back; and if I
the only thing I had to do was to make the partition bootable (set the
bootable flag set using fdisk).
Follow these steps, if interested
There are other distro's available on the USB; just google for them. The
only real question is the use -
Mandriva has the support structure etc., if things crash.
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