Python on a USB storage device?

Chris Liechti cliechti at
Tue Jul 29 20:13:30 CEST 2003

Sybren Stuvel <sybrenUSE at> wrote in 
news:slrnbid6a7.7na.sybrenUSE at
> 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.

Knoppix ( is a bootable Linux CD.
that way you dont have to rely on anything on the PC except some RAM and a 
BIOS that can boot from CDROM.
you can keep your own files on a USB stick, a floppy or the same CD.

there are even Knoppix derrivates for the small (8cm) CDs and for USB 

ok, enough advertising for other things ;-)


Chris <cliechti at>

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