The native PC image contains a single Linux ext4 partition. Therefore you are not able to see it on a Windows computer. This is a different partition layout compare to RPi where we have 2 partition and the
boot directory is located on a dedicated vfat partition. In general
dietpi.txt is located within
Thank you @Joulinar
I am using Fedora, not Windows, but I still can’t see the file in the /boot directory.
The only thing that’s there is a directory called “grub”
If I was to place the dietpi.txt file in the /boot directory of the flash drive, will it be recognised during the installation?
Ahh now I probably understood what happen. You used the installer image. Means this is not the real DietPi image. It is an installer that could be used to boot from a USB stick and to start an installation dialog allowing to write the real image to some SSD/HDD. Basically we offer 2 different downloads. One with the DietPi image to write it directly on a drive and as alternative the installer. Of course using the installer will not have the
So out of the options below, which is the image that will allow me to change and make use of dietpi.txt?
Select native PC. There you have 2 options. Use the one without installer.
Ah, thank you @Joulinar that makes sense!