[CentOS-devel] Alternate Images - Proposed SIG

Tue Jul 12 18:32:44 UTC 2022
Neal Gompa <ngompa13 at gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 6, 2022 at 12:48 PM Troy Dawson <tdawson at redhat.com> wrote:
> Following the CentOS "Setting up a new SIG"[1] instructions I am opening a new topic about creating a new CentOS SIG.
> I have initially filled out several sections that are in other SIG pages.  These are all open for discussion.
> Goals:
> The Alternate Images SIG's goal will be to build and provide alternate iso images for CentOS Stream.
> What is in Scope:
> - Live Images (Previously known as LiveDVD, LiveCD)
> -- Examples:
> --- Live Desktops (KDE / GNOME / XFCE / Mate )
> --- Live Rescue
> - Alternate Install Images
> -- Examples:
> --- Minimum install iso (doesn't need the network, but almost as small as the boot.iso)
> --- KDE install iso (has epel enabled, and packages to install a working kde desktop)
> - Repo's that are compatible with CentOS Stream, and follow the Fedora licensing policy.
> What is not in Scope:
> - Containers
> - Raw / QCow / AWS
> - Iso images that are bigger than 4 Gig. (This number can be adjusted after the SIG is formed)
> - Repo's that are not compatible with CentOS Stream, or do not follow the Fedora licensing policy.
> Collaboration:
> We plan on working with various Desktop SIG's, the Fedora minimization team, and any other group that wants custom iso's.
> Deliverables:
> - Documentation along with configuration (kickstarts and scripts) that will allow members to create their alternate images.
> - Alternate images in a publically downloadable area
> -- Images will be rebuilt, or retired, a minimum of every three months.
> Leadership:
> I (Troy Dawson) will be the initial Lead of the SIG.
> After (or while) the SIG is formed we will decide if we want a co-chair leadership and/or how often the leadership is elected.

I would be happy to join and help from the Hyperscale side, as a lot
of what we're doing in Hyperscale will benefit what you want to do. :)

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