root transfer to USB drive

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jcw
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root transfer to USB drive

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It looks like there's a little glitch when moving RootFS to an external USB drive: if I do this from a 2 GB SD card, it fails while trying to create 1.8G swap file lthough I disabled swap), whereas it works ok when doing this with a 4 GB SD card.

This is with DietPi 6.8, and just FYI - I'm fine with using the larger card, although in this case a truly minimal / old / slow SD card would be nice to use for this scenario, as it only needs to go through the power-up boot sequence.

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Re: root transfer to USB drive

Post by Fourdee »

Hi,

Thanks for the report, confirmed bug with the format function, we'll get this resolved for v6.9.
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