Live CD session save/restore

Registered by Matt Zimmerman on 2005-10-20

The Ubuntu live CD should allow the user to save the filesystem state to writable media, and later load it in order to continue working with the same configuration. This will be much faster and easier than creating and modifying custom live CDs.

The live CD initialization process should scan attached devices to find saved sessions, and offer the user a choice of one of the saved sessions, or a fresh default session.

A desktop UI should be provided to allow the user to save their session with a meaningful name.

The saved data format must accomodate both unionfs and device-mapper configurations.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
Matt Zimmerman
Priority:
Medium
Drafter:
Tollef Fog Heen
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Tollef Fog Heen
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for edgy
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

This is half-implemented in dapper, but it lacks a good UI and is too hard to use. Should be discussed how to make it better in Paris.

Deferred as per team meeting 2006-08-31

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Work Items

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