[App_rpt-users] How much space does an install of Limey comsume?

Jeff DePolo jd0 at broadsci.com
Thu Mar 10 01:31:40 EST 2011


I prefer compact flash cards and IDE (or SATA) to CF adapters.  CF cards
cost a little more than thumb drives, but IMHO, are more reliable.  I can't
tell you how many thumb drives I've thrown away over the years that just
quit working, whereas I can't recall ever having a CF act up.

			--- Jeff WN3A 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org 
> [mailto:app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org] On Behalf Of Jon Rorke
> Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 4:28 PM
> To: APP_RPT_Users
> Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] How much space does an install 
> of Limey comsume?
> 
> Well how do you go about setting that up on a usb drive?  Are 
> you using 
> limey or acid???
> 
> I would like to do that too.
> 
> Jon VA3RQ
> 
> On 3/9/2011 4:11 PM, Corey Dean wrote:
> > Something I have been doing on these systems and some other 
> friends have done is to remove the hard drive all together 
> and use a USB memory stick.  I have just seen too many hard 
> drive failures in the past.  Haven't lost a USB memory stick yet...
> >
> > Corey  N3FE
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org 
> [mailto:app_rpt-users-bounces at ohnosec.org] On Behalf Of Mark Phillips
> > Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2011 3:52 PM
> > To: app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org
> > Subject: Re: [App_rpt-users] How much space does an install 
> of Limey comsume?
> >
> > Think I just answered my own question ....
> >
> >   From the limeylinux FAQ
> >
> > How much space does the distribution take up on the Compact Flash?
> >
> > The current version takes up 80 MB of the total compact 
> flash storage area.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 03/09/2011 03:49 PM, Mark Phillips wrote:
> >> Hi Folks,
> >>
> >> How much disc space does an install of Limey consume? I bought a
> >> diskless work station based upon an Atom 230 chip with 1GB 
> of RAM and a
> >> 1GB built in flash card (removeable).
> >>
> >> I'm wondering if I can get away with installing Limey on 
> the 1GB flash
> >> and thus not have to splurge on an HDD.
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >>
> >> Mark
> >>
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