[CentOS-devel] Help with LiveCD for 6.0

Wed May 25 18:11:36 UTC 2011
Ljubomir Ljubojevic <office at plnet.rs>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 5/25/11 3:22 AM, Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
>>> Yes, all the more reason for the LiveCD to *complete* the install,
>>> either right away, or after the reboot. It also becomes virtually the
>>> same as both the LiveDVD install *and* installs from other sources,
>>> and that seems pretty nice...
>> So far each time I wanted a real liveCD experience I used either knoppix
>> or Ubuntu. I would be very angry if after install it would start to
>> download dozens and dozens of MBs just to add to the stuff already
>> existing on the disk. Especially if it would not ask me for permission
>> first.
> Yes, you can't assume that you have access to the internet at bootup - or that 
> you are allowed to use it even if you do.  Publishing the list of packages that 
> are missing or missing components would be fine, or perhaps it could be scripted 
> around an rpm -V to find/fix packages with missing parts - which might be a 
> handy thing in general.
There could be set of scripts with links in menu and desktop so you can 
choose what you want to run, without the need to have it automaticaly. 
When you first install from CD/DVD, user will have nice icon with nice 
explanation about the proces and various options.