.DAT-Container issues

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.DAT-Container issues

Post#1 by DS-Driver » 13 Aug 2014, 15:08

Hi,

yesterday i was very confused by creating the save-container for porteus...

First i created an 512 MB Container with ext4 on my FAT32 USB-Stick. Edited the porteus.cfg. On every boot, an message "read-only"(etc.) appears. Many tries, no result.
Then i create an ENCRYPTED-.DAT File: now it works.

But with the encrypted Container it was very slow to input my WLAN-Passwort - do not know why...

After this, i tried an REISERFS-Container: now all went fine...

Is this possible an hardware issue on my (two) Intel Atom Netbooks - or problem with the USB-Pen ?

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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#2 by fanthom » 13 Aug 2014, 15:43

hi DS-Driver,

encrypted container could slow things a bit on Atom based system but not that much. hard to say what's causing this.
i would recommend checking with ext4 once again - i'm 99% sure it will work this time.
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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#3 by DS-Driver » 14 Aug 2014, 18:56

Hi fanthom,

thank you for answer...

I will try it tomorrow with a new installation - because also now there is a read-only problem....

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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#4 by DS-Driver » 14 Aug 2014, 20:28

hi,

i installed now fresh (half an hour :-)) and now i can choose ext4 for the container - seems all to work...

What should i say: Porteus is great...

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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#5 by francois » 15 Aug 2014, 10:34

We are very happy that you enjoy the ride. As you are working with linux filesystem, may I ask you why you use .dat container?
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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#6 by DS-Driver » 15 Aug 2014, 17:05

Hi,

thank you for asking:

i have formatted my SDHC-Card in FAT32 only for compatibility issues with existing Windows computers...

There are big problems using ext4 systems under ms...

And so i can put file from windows without trouble to porteus...

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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#7 by francois » 15 Aug 2014, 17:09

Did you think to partition your device to have side-by-sid partitions, linux-windows, with your data on windows filesystem. :)
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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#8 by DS-Driver » 15 Aug 2014, 17:51

Hi francois,

no, no,...

it is an old msi wind netbook...

I have installed porteus on an sdhc-card parallel to an existing debian on harddisk. But the netbook is old and the harddisk seems to crash from time to time... So porteus is a reserve system - but i seems to be faster than the debian...

It is only a kind of game to put a live distro like porteus on this old computer. I am fascinated from the idea having an operating system without using a hard disk. And porteus is so fast in booting - i do not know any other (normal installed) distro which is so fast for my use...

My use is mainly surfing in the web (chrome) und hearing music (audicious is perfect!!)...

On my other machines i use bigger Linux distros. I am a fan of Arch - but this so called ligth system - is slower than porteus, because porteus has only the essential... But comparing to puppy, it has a full desktop environment like xfce... I think, porteus is the best live system i know...


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Re: .DAT-Container issues

Post#9 by francois » 15 Aug 2014, 18:59

Salutations en Allemagne!!
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