[CentOS-devel] Help with LiveCD for 6.0

Wed May 25 09:59:21 UTC 2011
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 05/25/2011 12:15 PM, Mister IT Guru wrote:
> 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"
>>> functionality
>>> 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
the netinstall iso was aimed for this purposes ever since it exists. I 
do not see the point of another iso in this context.