[CentOS-devel] How to split a DVD to CDs?

jacky gtkdict at yahoo.com.cn
Sat Dec 29 03:59:22 UTC 2007


--- Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>wrote:

> jacky wrote:
> > --- John Summerfield
> > <debian at herakles.homelinux.org>wrote:
> > 
> >> Johnny Hughes wrote:
> >>> jacky wrote:
> >>>> Hi, all.
> >>>>
> >>>> I use createrepo and buildinstall to create a
> >> RHEL
> >>>> DVD, but how can I split it to CDs?
> >>> There is no easy way to split into CDs from the
> >> DVD.
> >>> You can use the program buildinstall (part of
> >> anaconda-runtime) to split
> >>> a tree into CDs and build an ISO install.
> >>>
> >>> See this link:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/BuildInstall
> >>
> >> You could also google for fedora respin (also
> >> re-spin). Anything that 
> >> applies to FC6 would apply almost exactly to C5.
> >>
> >> pungi _might_ do it, it was introduced for F7
> >>
> >
>
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/FeatureUsePungi?highlight=%28pungi%29
> > 
> > But how did CentOS developers created CentOS5 CDs?
> > 
> 
> We used a highly classified, top secret method ... I
> could tell you, but
> then I would have to kill you :-)
> 
> Actually ... I did tell you ... we used buildinstall
> 
> Which basically does what Jeroen van Meeuwen said
> ... then you write the
> directories created by splittree to ISO using
> mkisofs.

Yes, I did it. But I can't install it. Anaconda only
find rpm in the first CD, it seems that anaconda don't
know there are five CDs. So, what did I missing?

> 
> pungi (as it is in fedora7/8/9) will not work as
> anaconda is not correct
> in RHEL4/5 (and therefore not in CentOS either).
> 
> Thanks,
> Johnny Hughes
> 
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