8.1 memstick installation

Morgan Wesström freebsd-questions at pp.dyndns.biz
Mon Aug 23 18:25:04 UTC 2010

On 2010-08-23 19:34, Friedemann Becker wrote:
> Hello,
> I have some questions about an installation on a memorystick.
> I have (a few weeks still) a very poor internet connection at home
> that's unusable for anything beyond email. I tried some hacking on
> musescore (yes I know that it can't work, but that's not my problem
> for now). Since I don't want to carry missing ports/packages/other
> stuff around on a stick everytime I miss something - which takes one
> day each - i would like to have a working system (not installation
> image) on usb-stick.
> Can i use fdimage with the memorystick installation image on windows,
> or any hacked versions of it?
> And how do turn this stick in a running system?
> Or is there any kind of live-stick-images out there, and if it is, how
> to move these on the stick (since windows is missing dd and nero
> doesn't like burning sticks :-) )
> Thanks in advance

Check my old message on how to do this in FreeBSD 7.2. The same
instructions should work for 8.1 too, just change the version references.

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