x86 and x64 on same USB

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x86 and x64 on same USB

Post#1 by uyduruq » 17 Mar 2013, 19:16

Hello,
Is it possible to boot x86 and x64 porteus using same USB stick? Or, how can I do this?

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Re: x86 and x64 on same USB

Post#2 by brokenman » 21 Mar 2013, 13:48

Yes this is possible by using the cheatcode from=

When you get to the boot screen hit 'tab'and enter from=/mnt/sdxY/porteus
Obviously substitute x and Y for the drive where porteus is stored. Point it to the version that you want to boot. Once you have it working you can add a new entry in porteus.cfg (inside boot folder) to add a menu entry for each version.
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Re: x86 and x64 on same USB

Post#3 by Ahau » 21 Mar 2013, 21:44

see this post: http://porteus.org/component/content/ar ... ition.html

I have about 6 installs of Porteus on one partition at any given time :)
Please take a look at our online documentation, here. Suggestions are welcome!

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Re: x86 and x64 on same USB

Post#4 by brokenman » 22 Mar 2013, 01:41

Thanks Ahau,

I was struggling to find the correct tut.
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