Joined: Oct. 2005
||Posted: Oct. 10 2005,14:10
Our employer has issued us laptops that are locked down - the HD is encrypted, the whole 9 yards. This is great for security, but those of us who travel can not use it for personal stuff on the road even though we have permission.
I showed my employer how Knoppix and a USB drive could be used for personal web browsing and email on the road without touching the HD. They loved it and have given our laptop users permission to use it with an understanding that it is unsupported by our tech staff. In the GVP's words, "As long as it doesn't break the laptop or touch the hard drive, you can do whatever you want."
Being the sysadmin who started all this mess, some of the sales weasels have come to me about Civ4. They know I am a huge Civ fan since I gave some of them FreeCiv to run on the road.
Here is where it gets fun - they want to find a way to run Civ4 on the road when it comes out this month. They have offered to pitch in $50 to buy me the game, but I have already bought it and am willing to pass that money on to someone who can give me a clue.
I have looked at BartPE and tried putting a plugin together with no success. I am looking at DSL and Cedega as of this morning and have no clue where to start.
Does anyone have any advice? Is anyone willing to try to get it running in return for a $50 bounty? I do not want copyrighted binaries, just detailed instructions on how to make a LiveCD that runs Civ4 and saves games to a USB thumb drive.