[sf-lug] One Click Ubuntu install ... from Windows

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Oct 26 02:07:24 PDT 2007

Quoting Christian Einfeldt (einfeldt at gmail.com):

> This is just amazing.  I am dumbfounded to understand how this could work!
> No partition!

It's an idea we had under the name "umsdos"
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UMSDOS) all the way back to the dawn
of Linux.  Early distros such as Yggdrasil and Slackware offered that
implentation of the idea as an installation option, for example, back to
'94.  People stopped using it because it was fragile and performance
sucked.  I imagine those concerns still apply, in any similar

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