ISO image size -regarding

Roland Smith rsmith at
Sat Jan 9 09:32:25 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 08, 2010 at 04:41:24PM -0800, Knight Tiger wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to create a custom ISO image of FreeBSD 6.4. The only
> difference between the release ISO and this custom image is a modified
> driver (amdsmb.ko). I did not create the new driver. I believe it was
> backported from a later release.
> I understand that this is not a backport of the driver  but a hack but
> the ISO size surprises me.
> The steps I had followed (listed below) resulted in an ISO image of
> around 1 GB while the original ISO image is around 600 MB. The new
> image work boots fine but I am not sure why it is huge

The port sysutils/isomaster can edit ISO images, and add and delete
files. Give it a try.

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