[CentOS-devel] Help with LiveCD for 6.0

Wed May 25 09:15:38 UTC 2011
Mister IT Guru <misteritguru at gmx.com>

On 24/05/2011 18:24, "Les Mikesell" <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

>On 5/24/2011 12:03 PM, Patrice Guay wrote:
>>> On 05/24/2011 02:23 AM, Jerry Amundson wrote:
>>>>> http://qaweb.dev.centos.org/qa/node/65
>>>> I can/will help. What is needed?
>>> * C6-liveDVD as a desktop environ
>>> * C6-liveCD as a trimmed down desktop, focus on system tools, trim docs
>>> and other excess stuff ( I guess, use the c5 livecd script for hints)
>>> * C6-RescueLiveCD with system tools [1]
>>> And have one of those per arch
>> Please don't forget that there is an "install to hard drive"
>> now. Trimming the C6-liveCD will result in a CentOS distro with missing
>> stuff compared to a standard installation. Trimming the C6 LiveCD as it
>> was done for C5 is a bad idea.
>"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.

+1 I would really like to see a bare bones centos live 'spin' too. Then
I'll install the rest, either from my own internal repo, or online - that
would be awesome