[Server-devel] RFH: Script to make installable USB stick
jvonau at shaw.ca
Mon Sep 1 02:53:50 EDT 2008
Jerry Vonau wrote:
> Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 29, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca> wrote:
>>> Need to see the usb's layout that you had in mind.
>>> You were trying to do tree-install or a iso source install?
>> I'm thinking of applying it to the iso that Pungi creates. As far as
>> I've seen, the main change is the renaming of isolinux.
>>> Might want to have a look at this thread:
>>> I'm around for a couple of hours,
> See the usb based install thread.
I'm going to have to take some of that back, just checked anaconda's
git, tree-based sources have been re-enabled for harddrive installs if
preupgrade is passed, but that is for F10.
>> that seems to be on a different track -- you mentioned something
>> yesterday about "upgrade images". For now, plain installer CDs/USBs
>> where anaconda has all the rpms needed for an install or an upgrade is
>> what I am thinking of...
> That one is more for pre-populating the yum cache before a yum upgrade,
> or for an anaconda upgrade using the preupgrade hooks present in
> anaconda. Distribute the repo on a squashfs.img, with scripts that would
> mount the image, and start yum with a repo file pointing to the now
> local repo. In the anaconda case, that would be a bit different, but
> do-able. Just have to still test if there is space savings to be had
> before I look at anaconda.
Space saving of about 6.5% with the rpms on a squash filesystem, is that
More information about the Server-devel