Convert a HDD installation to flash drive?

  • I've spent a bit of time pondering it.

    Is it possible to:
    1. copy a hard drive installation of pfsense to a typical flash drive (via dd or something else)
    2. install grub onto a floppy disk, and set it to load the boot sector from a USB drive and expect pfsense to boot correctly
    3. setup a remote systlog server, mount /var/log as a ramdisk, and mount the root disk (USB drive) as Read Only with packages installed and running
    4. expect it to work

    I know, some of the questions asked are obvious. However, I read in this forum somewhere that FreeBSD sometimes has issues with booting off USB disks.

    Thanks in advance for any assistance with my questions.


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