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wiki:backup_usb [2011/05/27 18:16]
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 ====== Options when Installed on a USB Drive ====== ====== Options when Installed on a USB Drive ======
  
-When Tiny Core is installed on a USB drive, backup is designed to minimize the amount of writing to the USB drive, which results in the USB drive lasting longer. This also applies when solid state memory is used in a computer instead of a hard drive.+When Tinycore is installed on a USB drive, backup is designed to minimize the amount of writing to the USB drive, which results in the USB drive lasting longer. This also applies when solid state memory is used in a computer instead of a hard drive.
  
-When Tiny Core is run without persistent home, and a file is saved, it is saved to RAM. It is only written to the USB drive, when backup is run, normally when shutting down Tiny Core.+When Tinycore is run without persistent home, and a file is saved, it is saved to RAM. It is only written to the USB drive, when backup is run, normally when shutting down Tinycore.
  
-The more you have in backup, the longer it will take to start up and shut down Tiny Core.+The more you have in backup, the longer it will take to start up and shut down Tinycore.
  
 ==== Persistent opt ==== ==== Persistent opt ====
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 To set up persistent opt, edit the bootloader configuration file, adding persistent opt. To set up persistent opt, edit the bootloader configuration file, adding persistent opt.
  
-If you have installed Tiny Core using the installer, you should already have tce=UUID="9aff3da3-474d-440d-bb6c-3240afe84ac6" (the number will be different). To set up persistent opt, copy the UUID number, like this+If you have installed Tinycore using the installer, you should already have tce=UUID="9aff3da3-474d-440d-bb6c-3240afe84ac6" (the number will be different). To set up persistent opt, copy the UUID number, like this
  
 <code>opt=UUID="9aff3da3-474d-440d-bb6c-3240afe84ac6" tce=UUID="9aff3da3-474d-440d-bb6c-3240afe84ac6"</code> <code>opt=UUID="9aff3da3-474d-440d-bb6c-3240afe84ac6" tce=UUID="9aff3da3-474d-440d-bb6c-3240afe84ac6"</code>
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 Use the UUID number for your USB drive. Use the UUID number for your USB drive.
  
-If you have not installed Tiny Core using the installer, to find out the UUID, use+If you have not installed Tinycore using the installer, to find out the UUID, use
  
 <code>blkid -s UUID /dev/sda1</code> <code>blkid -s UUID /dev/sda1</code>
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 It depends on how you use the USB drive. For example: It depends on how you use the USB drive. For example:
  
-If you run Tiny Core from a USB drive, and normally change a lot of files when using it, it may be better to backup the home directory.+If you run Tinycore from a USB drive, and normally change a lot of files when using it, it may be better to backup the home directory.
  
 If you use the USB drive as a repair and rescue tool, and don't change many files when using it, it may be better to use persistent home. If you use the USB drive as a repair and rescue tool, and don't change many files when using it, it may be better to use persistent home.
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 For more information, see For more information, see
  
-  * [[install_usb_net|Install Tiny Core on a USB Drive with Internet]] +  * [[install_usb|Install Tinycore on a USB Drive]]
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-  * [[install_usb_offline|Install Tiny Core on a USB Drive without Internet]]+
  
   * [[usb_life|Maximize the life of a USB Drive]]   * [[usb_life|Maximize the life of a USB Drive]]
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