[Frugalware-devel] [TODO 1.5 Mores] No more full cd images?

Miklos Vajna vmiklos at frugalware.org
Wed Feb 23 01:09:42 CET 2011


On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 06:40:46AM +1000, Russell Dickenson <russelldickenson at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree with the idea of maintaining just CD1 for those who have only
> a CD drive (not DVD compatible) and where a netinstall is not
> possible. However, I wonder if we could take this just a little
> further? IIRC the CD installer will allow you to select packages which
> may not be on CD1, therefore their installation won't proceed.
> 
> I see (at least) two options:
> 
> 1. Have the installer on CD1 do an installation of 'base' only;

I just implemented a new option to mkiso (the tool we use to generate cd
images) that allows us to generate such an iso image. You can find such
a snapshot in the -current-iso dir on the ftp.
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