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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
>> > unless you were using the 2006.0 image. I know liveUSB isn't
>> > 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.
/ Xavier Neys
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