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From: Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>
To: gentoo-releng@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: Call for feature requests for 2008.0
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 16:58:31
Message-Id: 479E09B0.1020602@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: Call for feature requests for 2008.0 by Andrew Gaffney
Andrew Gaffney wrote:
> Nelson Batalha wrote: >> > This sounds like a great idea. What about the minimal install CD >> though? Last >> > I checked the minimal install image wouldn't boot off a USB flash >> drive >> > unless you were using the 2006.0 image. I know liveUSB isn't >> "officially" >> > supported but if someone got the free time to get the minimal >> images to boot >> > from USB flash, I know it would make a lot of people happy. >> > >> > --Dan Dexter >> >> >> This means they will become supported. One however could release a tar >> just for the liveusb but it just takes space in reps, and it's >> necessary to have a script in both solutions so.. >> >> I haven't tried myself, someone knows what's different with these cd's? > > The problem was the same with both the minimal and the LiveCD. In > 2006.1, genkernel was using -t iso9660 to mount the "CD root". In > 2007.0, vfat (or maybe it was the NLS stuff) was built as a module in > the kernel and that module wasn't available in the initramfs. Neither of > these should be the case for 2008.0.
I'd be happy to test the minimal ISO against our doc if I can get my hands on the ISO in time :) iirc, the mount -t iso9660 was fixed, but the vfat/nls modules were missing. Cheers, -- / Xavier Neys \_ Gentoo Documentation Project / /\ http://www.gentoo.org/doc/en/

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Re: [gentoo-releng] Re: Call for feature requests for 2008.0 Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>