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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
> > 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.
Andrew Gaffney http://dev.gentoo.org/~agaffney/
Gentoo Linux Developer Catalyst/Installer + x86 release coordinator
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