On Sat, 2004-01-17 at 06:23, Brad House wrote:
> Ok, these are the necessary changes I've made to baselayout
> for livecds. I've seperated the necessary scripts into a
> /sbin/livecd-functions.sh to keep bloat out of functions.sh and
> rc. To summarize the changes, it reads 'cdroot' and 'console' off
> the commandline, and it exports $CDBOOT if cdroot is set, and
> spawns the proper getty (by rewriting inittab) as specified by
> the console command line passed to the kernel (if none is passed,
> default ttys are used, and uses auto-login).
> 2 patches here.
> - 1 to baselayout's ebuild to make sure /sbin/livecd-functions.sh
> is installed.
> - 1 to rc-scripts to add livecd functionality.
There are some fluff in baselayout ebuild not needed. I will
let you know what after I have worked through it. Also, I still
think we should have USE=livecd to even install livecd related
scripts, etc - more after review.
> TODO (in baselayout):
> - autogen random password on boot, for security
I think the general idea is not to have a passwd with
a livecd - just me though.
> - fix misc bootsplash stuff (not livecd related)
Right. Did anybody yet fix the damn bootsplash ebuild to
actually work with the new baselayout?
> PS: these fixes are very non-intrusive, please apply asap.
I do not see the rush - all who is appropriate, can get things
done for the time being, but I really want a few days to sit
and sort through this.
Gentoo Linux Developer, Desktop/System Team Developer
Cape Town, South Africa