[CentOS-devel] CentOS 5 Live CD
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 .
> Here is my setup:
> - A workstation with CentOS 5 i386
> - dosfstools 2.11-8 
> - livecd-tools 009-11 
> - pykickstart 1.0-1 
> To create a live CD, you need a kickstart configuration file.
> 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.
>  http://git.fedoraproject.org/?p=hosted/livecd
>  These packages are available at
> Patrice Guay
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.
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