RELEASE discs & ISO images (for future)
eculp at encontacto.net
Tue Mar 18 10:45:33 PDT 2008
Quoting Oliver Fromme <olli at lurza.secnetix.de>:
> eculp <eculp at encontacto.net> wrote:
> > Hans Lambermont wrote:
> > > I've used Dru's nice blog at
> > >
> > > (slightly adapted, using mdconfig -d -u /dev/md0) to create my own
> > > bootable dvd (of disc[1-3].iso and docs.iso) in only a few minutes time.
> > I'm somewhat confused as to what the DVD should include and in what
> > order. When I make a release and include docs which I normally
> > don't, I end up with 5 cdrom images that I can't directly relate to
> > Dru's article. The rest seems to be straight forward.
> > I see that the snapshots are the same:
> > 8.0-CURRENT-200803-i386-bootonly.iso ISO 36320 KB 03/12/08
> > 8.0-CURRENT-200803-i386-disc1.iso ISO 408378 KB 03/12/08
> > 8.0-CURRENT-200803-i386-disc2.iso ISO 364 KB 03/12/08
> > 8.0-CURRENT-200803-i386-docs.iso ISO 252906 KB 03/12/08
> > 8.0-CURRENT-200803-i386-livefs.iso ISO 223078 KB 03/12/08
> > My question is which of these would be recommended to include in the
> > DVD and in what order? Dru doesn't mention the livefs or bootonly and
> > has a disc3.
Thanks for the suggestions.
> The snapshots don't contain the full set of packages, so
> there is no disc3 (and disc2 is almost empty).
> The "bootonly" disc isn't required at all, it contains
> only sysinstall, but nothing else. It's for people who
> only need something to boot, but without actual install
> data. You don't need it to build the DVD. (All of this
> is explained in the README on the FTP servers.)
I had thought that the README's had the ISO's information but was
unable to find it, assuming that it is still there. I may have
choosen the wrong ftp server or looked in the wrong subdirectory. I
think it would be very helpful if it still explained what each iso
Just in case anyone would like to know I checked the following two
README's where I expected to find the ISO info:
> If you want to include the livefs, just copy it into
> the directory from which you create the DVD ISO image.
> You don't have to do anything special.
> Best regards
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