How to use USB memory-stick for booting FreeBSD?

jonas at
Mon Sep 26 11:50:42 PDT 2005

> > I suppose one GigaByte should be enough for the base system of 5.4,
> > isn't it?
> Definitely.  The full base system (as I mentioned above) takes about
> 170 MB of disk space on i386 installations.


i would just like to add that it's a good idea to put rapidly changing
filesystems/directories (/var/log, /tmp and so on) on memory-
filesystems because usbdrives don't survive as many writeoperations
as HDs do.


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