[ Thanks to Tuxme.com for this link.
“So I’ve had one of those usb keys for nearly a year now and
what’s on it? Nothing… so I decided to install Linux on it. 256MB
should be more than enough and I would be able to boot it anywhere,
use it for troubleshooting and impress my friends and
“Upon doing a little bit of googling I found several
distributions that aim to allow you to run a full-fledged Linux
distribution on your usb key. Most of them are based on stripped
down versions of existing distributions, most prominently Knoppix.
Others are built from scratch…”