Ok, but will the CD still ahve everything it had before, or will you be removing stuff to make
room for X and all of that? If so, as I suspect, what will be taken out? Is there a place where
people can look at what will be removed and maybe vote on what needs to stay?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Gaffney" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] Gentoo installer vs current installation method, what about later?
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 13:20:19 -0500
> John Walsh wrote:
> > But I like the non-X liveCD (not the minimal, the Universal), everybody has X
> > livecd's and the simplicity and power of the current livecd is unmatched.
> > Is there no way of keeping the same Universal LiveCD as is now
> > for those users that
> > prefer it? I mean, when a system is down, there is no need to
> > start X and have open-office and x-chat, xine, mplayer, xmms, etc
> > on the CD, but as many tools as possible, like it is now to get
> > it back up.
> The universal basically is the minimal with some extras:
> universal == minimal + stages + portage snapshot
> You can easily bypass X on the X-LiveCD by passing 'nox' on the
> kernel commandline.
> -- Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
> Gentoo Linux Developer Installer Project
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