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From: Xavier Neys <neysx@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Call for feature requests for 2008.0
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 17:58:24 +0100
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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