Gentoo Archives: gentoo-embedded

From: Thierry Carrez <koon@g.o>
To: gentoo-embedded@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] Gnap appliance overlay help
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 19:17:54
In Reply to: [gentoo-embedded] Gnap appliance overlay help by Gerhardt Lachnitt
Gerhardt Lachnitt wrote:
> I am attempting to create a gnap with a custom overlay. Following the > Gentoo Network Appliance (GNAP) User Guide, I created my overlay > directory and then executed the command: > > gnap_overlay -i myfirewall.iso -o myoverlay/ > > This successfully creates an iso. I don't have a burner in my Gentoo > machine so I transfer the iso to a Windows box and burn it. The > resulting disc boots up just fine. However, when I log into it, the > files I put in my overlay don't appear on the disk. There is an > overlay.tgz archive in the cd's root folder that contains my overlay > directory, but it doesn't appear to be applied anywhere. > > It is my understanding that the overlay files should be merged into the > disk's resulting file system. Do I misunderstand their purpose, or have > I missed a step somewhere?
Only a few directories are in fact "writeable" on a LiveCD (/etc, /var, /root...). Where are you trying to add files using your overlay ? -K -- gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list


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RE: [gentoo-embedded] Gnap appliance overlay help Gerhardt Lachnitt <glachnitt@××××××××.com>