[CentOS-devel] [CentOS-qa] 5.4 - i386 isos and tree
patrice.guay at nanotechnologies.qc.ca
Tue Oct 13 20:35:45 UTC 2009
Douglas McClendon wrote:
> Patrice Guay wrote:
>> Phil Schaffner wrote:
>>> What help do you need on
>>> getting persistence working, or on LiveCD development in general?
>> For the persistence feature, I am looking for a set of patches that
>> apply for the current livecd-tools package. I am currently comparing
>> livecd-tools 015 and 014. Since the persistence feature was added in the
>> 015 version, I will try to extract the required patches from the
>> differences between both versions. Any help on this front would be
> I'm here, and the author of the relevant feature. Though I won't be
> online much in the next 24 hours, but after that I'm sure I can get you
Your help would be appreciated.
> Also, if I could convince you to squeeze in another ~100kb package into
> the LiveCD, it would allow an experimental 'rebootless installation' in
> addition to the traditional and stable rebootful kind provided by anaconda.
The current CentOS LiveCD doesn't support installation from the live
media. This feature requires a newer version of the anaconda package
than the one provided by the CentOS 5 official tree (liveinst binary).
Since CentOS is supporting its packages for 7 years, introducing a new
version of a critial package such as anaconda and providing support for
it would be unrealistic.
However, I tested and documented the installation from a live media:
Maybe this feature could be added to the 'unsupported' branch of the
CentOS LiveCD project.
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