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

jacky gtkdict at yahoo.com.cn
Sat Dec 29 09:40:19 UTC 2007


--- jacky <gtkdict at yahoo.com.cn>wrote:

> 
> --- 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?
> 

I solve this problem by adding option "--baseurl" to
createrepo command.

> > 
> > 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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> > CentOS-devel at centos.org
> >
>
http://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos-devel
> > 
> 



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