Python on a USB storage device?

Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.imagination.com
Tue Jul 29 17:58:56 CEST 2003


Eddie Corns enlightened us with:
> Yes, I have an oldish windows Python distribution on a 128Mb stick.
> It works quite nicely but you do have to be aware that without the
> usual registry entries it won't search for libraries etc. so well.

You can also install Linux on a USB storage device and hope the
computer it has to run on supports booting from USB ;-)

> It would work on Linux too except you need to have permission to
> create mount tables etc. to get the filesystem.

Running your own Linux off the USB stick solves that problem.

Sybren
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