Custom release ISO questions.
frank2 at fjl.co.uk
Wed Sep 4 14:07:58 UTC 2013
On 04/09/2013 13:17, Paul Wootton wrote:
> On 09/04/13 10:27, Sergey wrote:
>> Hi all!
>> Is there a way to create custom ISO without buildworld?
>> I just want to edit some configs and bsdinstall scripts for silent
>> automated install - why need to recompile whole world?
>> It will be great if you'll share some useful links about this process.
> To create a custom ISO, download the ISO you want to use as your base,
> use tar to extract the ISO into a new directory, make the changes you
> want and then run "mkisofs -V FreeBSD9 -J -R -b boot/cdboot
> -no-emul-boot -o ../freebsd_custom.iso ." from the new directory.
> That will create a bootable CD.
(Found in ports/sysutuls/cdrtools)
> What I did when making a custom install CD for my server (it's 1000s
> of miles away in a datacenter) was a slightly different approach. <snip>
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