Booting custom kernel from USB (flash drive)
Posted on 2008-06-16
I'm trying to create a dual boot boot flash drive. The system supports booting from USB. I'm using a 2GB drive. No problem partitioning the USB into two equal 1GB slices and mounting at /mnt, Seem to be having a problem doing the installworld and getting it on the USB.
What I'm try to do is:
1) have a two bootable versions of Freebsd on a 2GB USB flash drive
2) Each bootable version is a custom kernel
3) As an extra bonus I'd like to use ZFS exclusively for the hard disk (e.g. boots from USB, and /usr, /home, etc. on the hard disk)
I've seen various fragments scattered around the net but so far I'm not having any luck. Any suggestions?