[Server-devel] Work in progress - F9 install ISO
jvonau at shaw.ca
Sat Sep 13 06:07:15 EDT 2008
Jerry Vonau wrote:
> Martin Langhoff wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 3:15 PM, Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca> wrote:
>>> Having had a look at the dvd, the size could be reduced by about 200meg by
>>> deleting everything in the /images directory except for stage2.img and
>>> re-rolling the iso. Then the boot.iso should be made available by its self,
>>> should someone who can't boot from usb need to use it.
>>> But, if the size of the dvd.iso is reduced as above, then it should fit on a
>>> single standard cdr. Looking for feedback first before I proceed.
>> Hmmm - are you thinking of a 'thinning' script that cuts all that fat
>> out post pungi or revisor build? Sounds reasonable to me...
> Sure that works too, but the right way would be to fix buildinstall.
> Think I'll go check anaconda's git to see if its still the same. That
> sounds like a bug to me.
>> At the moment I'm playing with revisor too. The resulting img is about
>> the same size as with Pungi :-/ It's only 411MB of packages, and
>> /images weights 325MB.
> Why leave the boot.iso in tree before building disc1, that is what is
> causing the bloat. It was ok when boot.iso was only 15meg, but now...
Rough "thinning" script:
Turns the current DVD sized install iso into a CD sized one.
Should see if my pungi patches could be ported to revisor, then this
script would not need, for the spin to fit on a cdrom.
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