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Re: New ISO builder

From: Robert Garrett <rg70@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2003 01:08:16 -0600

Matthew Dillon wrote:

>     I have put together a new ISO builder in /usr/src/nrelease.  It will
>     create a bootable ISO image on a CD which is basically a full, live
>     filesystem.
>     No sysinstall is generated (yet).  A writable /dev, /tmp, /var, and
>     /etc is created via MFS, so basically the entire system should work
>     booted
>     off of CD.  The CD will boot into a login prompt.  Since root has no
>     password, just login as root.
>     I'm hoping this can form the basis for the single-CD idea that I've
>     been batting around.
>     There are currently two make targets in /usr/src/nrelease:
>     release:  This will do a full buildworld and buildkernel (GENERIC)
> with the current source tree, then generate the release
> ISO and directory structure in /usr/release.
>     quickrel: This will do a 'quick' buildworld and buildkernel (i.e.
> -DNOCLEAN) and then generate the release ISO and directory
> structure in /usr/release.
>     realquickrel: This is even faster.  It assumes that the buildkernel
>     and
> buildworld have already been done and just generates the ISO
> directory structure and ISO file in /usr/release.
>     You need to have several Gigs of free space in /usr, not counting
>     space used by buildworld and buildkernel.  Be sure to do a complete
>     update of your CVS tree and sources before running these targets.
Thanks Matt,

     I should have some free time in the next couple weeks, perhaps
I can get somthing done with this. 

Robert Garrett

>     The ISO file defaults to /usr/release/dfly.iso.  My first ISO is
>     available for download on the main site in the download section.
>     See:
> http://www.dragonflybsd.org/Main/download.cgi
>     --
>     The ISO contains a complete base distribution plus installed binaries
>     for two ports: cvsup and mkisofs.
> -Matt
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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