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[linux] LinLink

Walt DuBose dubose at texas.net
Fri Aug 20 20:53:00 UTC 2004


Several have suggested this...and I have seen some 128MB sticks for
under $50.  Someone said that you could mount a USB HDD from the CD
distro.  I saw a USB 20 GB HDD for under $80.

How you roll your own bootable CD is beyond my understanding...but I
love the idea.

Walt/K5YFW


Robert McGwier wrote:
> 
> And to store operating paramters for the LiveCD distribution in a
> bubble gum stick if one is attached.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:linux-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of John
> Sent: Thursday, August 19, 2004 10:49 PM
> To: TAPR Linux Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [linux] LinLink
> 
> Walt,
> 
> One suggestion on the CD only idea would be to include a way to mount the
> floppy drive if present.  In many situations one of the key advantages of
> digital is the permanent record of traffic passed. Given the fact that a
> floppy will hold a fair amount of pure text it should be sufficient for
> most tasks and easily changed if full. Being able to maintain an archival
> record can be very valuable.
> 
> >We also want to release a version that will run strickly from a CD.  The
> >idea is that an individual visits a web site and inputs his station
> >information, and a CD "ISO" image is prepred for the individual to
> >download and "burn" to a CD.  This means that whatever IBM based PC he
> >works with for communications and especially emergency communications
> >will be able to work with the hams CD.
> >
> >We intend to have only one program to perform all functions.  There will
> >not be separate modules ot programs to load.  You have all functions,
> >HF, V/UHF, WiFi, Internet inputs/outputs all on one program.
> >
> >Walt/K5YFW
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