[Centos] dvd iso's

Fire Eater fire at HomeSlice.LandShark.Net
Fri Nov 5 01:28:56 UTC 2004


I am not sure what part of the conversation I am coming in at ....
I used this ftp://people.redhat.com/ckloiber/mkdvdiso.sh
to create my DVD ISO .. 



On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 20:15 -0500, William Warren wrote:

> yep..i am using 9660...I have tried two different dvd dis both 
> have failed..
> 
> John Newbigin wrote:
> 
> > William Warren wrote:
> > 
> >> ack...i am not even familiar with how to look at source code rofl..:)
> > 
> > anaconda is a special case because the binary rpm contains the source 
> > code (some of which I have included below).
> > 
> > Your .discinfo looks correct, comma separated list of cd numbers.  It 
> > may well be a different issue.  Are you still using iso9660? 
> > Unfortunately I don't have a DVD ROM or burner so I can't test :(
> > 
> > John.
> > 
> > /usr/lib/anaconda/image.py looks like the place:
> >                         if os.access("/mnt/source/.discinfo", os.R_OK):
> >                             f = open("/mnt/source/.discinfo")
> >                             newStamp = f.readline().strip()
> >                             try:
> >                                 descr = f.readline().strip()
> >                             except:
> >                                 descr = None
> >                             try:
> >                                 arch = f.readline().strip()
> >                             except:
> >                                 arch = None
> >                             try:
> >                                 discNum = getDiscNums(f.readline().strip())
> >                             except:
> >                                 discNum = [ 0 ]
> >                             f.close()
> >                             if (newStamp == timestamp and
> >                                 arch == _arch and
> >                                 needed in discNum):
> >                                 done = 1
> >                                 self.currentDisc = discNum
> > 
> > 
> > def getDiscNums(line):
> >     # get the disc numbers for this disc
> >     nums = line.split(",")
> >     discNums = []
> >     for num in nums:
> >         discNums.append(int(num))
> >     return discNums
> > 
> >>
> >> John Newbigin wrote:
> >>
> >>> The best place to look is the anaconda source code.  It is mostly 
> >>> python which is not too hard to figure out but I have been bitten 
> >>> once or twice (sorry, the pun was intended).
> >>>
> >>> I am grabbing the source now and I'll have a look.
> >>>
> >>> John.
> >>>
> >>> William Warren wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I edited the .discinfo file but still the installer does not
> >>>> recognize the dvd as an instllation medium.  I have attached the
> >>>> .discinfo file.  If i made a mistake let me know..otherwsie it
> >>>> looks like the installation program itself may need a bit of
> >>>> adjusting..no idea.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> William
> >>>>
> >>>> William Warren wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Well that didn't work.  I got a bootable dvd out of it but the 
> >>>>> centos installed did not detect the media as having the 
> >>>>> installation files.  It asked for a cd instead of recognizing the 
> >>>>> dvd.  Winiso cannot handle dvd's..:(  Anyone have a way to make the 
> >>>>> centos installer realize all its files are on the dvd instead of 
> >>>>> looking for three cd's?
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ 
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> 1095354229.83
> >>>> update3
> >>>> i386
> >>>> 1,2,3
> >>>> RedHat/base
> >>>> RedHat/RPMS
> >>>> RedHat/pixmaps
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> > 
> > 
> 
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