View Full Version : from hdd back to usb

01-10-2009, 07:16 AM
hi all,

i was wondering if anyone can help me with wrapping my updated hdd install back into an image that can be put back onto usb stick?

i have updated a number of essestial like kde 4 and would like to place this back onto a bootable usb pendrive....

i've searched google and here but these don't seem to be a simple solution ie a script that will take care of the hard work.


01-10-2009, 08:44 AM
thre's no simple way, you need to build modules and pack them as lzm. Wiki will tell you more on building modules

01-10-2009, 08:57 AM
Gromeo is right. You need to dir2lzm each of the parent directories and then replace the original usb ones.

01-10-2009, 09:37 AM
so there is not change of running something like this http://www.slackware.com/~alien/tools/slackboot/create_slackboots.sh then.

i thought replacing kde would be diffrent than just creating the bin.lzm, usr.lzm files..

i will give it a go, oh for anyone thats intrested suns virtual box works a treat under backtrack 3