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Porteus on a MultiBoot USB Flash (Grub4DOS)

Porteus is a linux distribution customized for USB flash
and disks (live mode)
It is available as 64bit and 32bit solution
to install on USB flash, CD, MP3 player, camera and hard drive.


Porteus 32bit



1.) Download the Porteus 32bit ISO image:
http://porteus.org/index.php#

2.) Create a folder porteus on a USB flash drive.

3.) Take from the downloaded ISO, files
vmlinuz
initrd.lz (from the folder boot)
and all content (from the folder porteus)
will be placed in a folder porteus.

(extract the files from the ISO can programs Ultra-ISO or WinRar)

4.) In the main menu.lst add a:

title Porteus ==>
configfile (hd0,0)/boot/menus/porteus.lst

5.) In the folder /Boot/menus/ (Create a folder on a USB flash drive)
to file porteus.lst (Create a file on a USB flash drive) add:

splashimage (hd0,0)/BOOT/Splash/slacktux.xpm.gz
foreground 000000
background ffffff

timeout 30
default 0

title Porteus Graphics mode (KDE)
find --set-root /grldr
kernel /porteus/vmlinuz max_loop=255 ramdisk_size=6666 root=/dev/ram0 rw autoexec=xconf;telinit~4 fromusb
initrd /porteus/initrd.lz

title Porteus Graphics mode (KDE),Copy To RAM
find --set-root /grldr
kernel /porteus/vmlinuz max_loop=255 ramdisk_size=6666 root=/dev/ram0 rw copy2ram autoexec=xconf;telinit~4 fromusb
initrd /porteus/initrd.lz

title Porteus Graphics mode (LXDE)
find --set-root /grldr
kernel /porteus/vmlinuz max_loop=255 ramdisk_size=6666 root=/dev/ram0 rw autoexec=lxde;xconf;telinit~4 fromusb
initrd /porteus/initrd.lz

title Porteus Graphics mode (LXDE),Copy To RAM
find --set-root /grldr
kernel /porteus/vmlinuz max_loop=255 ramdisk_size=6666 root=/dev/ram0 rw copy2ram autoexec=lxde;xconf;telinit~4 fromusb
initrd /porteus/initrd.lz

title Porteus Graphics mode (KDE) + Save changes /porteus/
find --set-root /grldr
kernel /porteus/vmlinuz max_loop=255 ramdisk_size=6666 root=/dev/ram0 rw autoexec=xconf;telinit~4 changes=/porteus/ fromusb
initrd /porteus/initrd.lz

title Porteus Graphics VESA mode
find --set-root /grldr
kernel /porteus/vmlinuz max_loop=255 ramdisk_size=6666 root=/dev/ram0 rw autoexec=telinit~4 fromusb
initrd /porteus/initrd.lz

title Porteus Text mode
find --set-root /grldr
kernel /porteus/vmlinuz max_loop=255 ramdisk_size=6666 root=/dev/ram0 rw fromusb
initrd /porteus/initrd.lz

title Return Back <==
configfile (hd0,0)/menu.lst

title Reboot
reboot

title ShutDown
halt

5.) Download file
http://dl.dropbox.com/u/4040651/slacktux.xpm.gz
Put the file in a folder /Boot/Splash/ (Create a folder on a USB flash drive)

6.) Porteus on our MultibootUSB flash-is ready for operation.


INFO: MultiBoot USB Flash - Survival Guide (Grub4DOS)
http://www.fixya.com/support/r8170992-multiboot_usb_flash_survival_guide


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