[CentOS-devel] CentOS 5 Live CD

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Sun Jul 29 08:30:50 UTC 2007


Patrice Guay wrote:
> I am currently building a Live CD for CentOS 5.  I am using the
> livecd-creator script from the livecd-tools project [1].
> 
> Here is my setup:
> - A workstation with CentOS 5 i386
> - dosfstools 2.11-8 [2]
> - livecd-tools 009-11 [2]
> - pykickstart 1.0-1 [2]
> 
> To create a live CD, you need a kickstart configuration file[3].
> 
> You also need to increase the maximum number of open files:
> # ulimit -n 65535
> 
> Then, you can start the creation process (~30 minutes):
> # livecd-creator --config=centos-livecd-desktop.ks
> 
> The resulting iso image (644MB) can be transfered to an USB key...
> # livecd-iso-to-disk <isopath> <usbstick device>
> 
> ... or simply burned to a CD or DVD.
> 
> The live CD has a writable /usr directory. However, it can not be used
> to install CentOS 5 on your system. A new anaconda package will be
> required to achieve this functionality. 
> 
> [1] http://git.fedoraproject.org/?p=hosted/livecd
> [2] These packages are available at
> http://www.nanotechnologies.qc.ca/propos/linux/centos-live/i386/live
> [3]
> http://www.nanotechnologies.qc.ca/propos/linux/centos-live/i386/live/centos-livecd-desktop.ks
> 
> 
> -- 
> Patrice Guay

Patrice,

Thanks.  I was working on this too ... but since you have finished this
part, I will concentrate on anaconda to try and get this installable.

Thank you for your hard work on the Live CD.

Johnny Hughes

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