[CentOS-devel] Help with LiveCD for 6.0

Tue May 24 20:55:52 UTC 2011
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 05/24/2011 08:39 PM, Gordon Messmer wrote:
> On 05/24/2011 10:24 AM, Les Mikesell wrote:
>> "Missing stuff" is not a big problem if you can get to the point where
>> yum works.  I'd love to see an absolutely minimal CD/USB with just the
>> filesystem and raid tools you might need to prepare a disk/raid set and
>> then do an install to the point where the network and yum works.  If you
>> are concerned about matching what the DVD install contains you could
>> include scripts with the package lists to pull in later.
> Patrice wasn't talking about trimming the CD by selecting a smaller
> package set, he was talking about trimming the CD by setting up the live
> CD filesystem and then removing documentation and other "excess stuff".
>    If such a CD were prepared and users installed the content of the live
> CD to their hard drive, those things would remain missing.  Yum wouldn't
> fix it.
yes it would. You can always install the missing bits. hint: yum reinstall