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On Monday 14 June 2004 20:58, Corey Shields wrote:
> I like this idea.. When I reviewed Corel Linux back in the day, the
> only thing that impressed me was that you could play solitaire while
> the install ran. Sun Solaris is even better, you have an embedded
> web browser in the installer and can surf the web. A KDE LiveCD
> environment would be the Everest of installers.
> Speaking of the KDE LiveCD, is there a URL for this somewhere John?
> I really like MandrakeMove (the bootable distro-on-cd), and love even
> more that it will probe for a USB memory key and use it to store
> settings, files, home dir, etc. So you can take your whole
> environment from computer to computer while keeping your settings.
> The problem is that Mandrake only allows the USB Key functionality in
> the paid version of MandrakeMove. We could do one up by making one
> for free :)
Not yet unfortunately ...
It is ~370 MB using zisofs, but should be more around 300 with squashfs
(which will be coming out stable in gentoo-sources-2.4.26). I am on a
relatively slow DSL connection, so I want to make sure that I have the
best product possible before uploading.
So, what is the tracking number on those releng boxen being shipped to
OSU again? ;)
As for "GentooMove" (perhaps GentooMooooove for Larry the Cow), it
doesn't look that hard to implement. In fact, it is already in my TODO
list. I have some more Catalyst cleanup/ documentation to do, but after
that, all my time will go into this effort.
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