The adafruit-pi-externalroot-helper script is mostly an implementation of the process outlined in paulv's HOWTO: Move the filesystem to a USB stick on the Raspberry Pi forums, with additional help from the following sources:

While the steps here are fairly straightforward once you put them together, this can be a finicky process. If you run into any problems, please consider filing an issue on the GitHub project.

This guide was first published on Apr 13, 2015. It was last updated on Apr 13, 2015.

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