[CentOS] Need to rebuild installation CD

Chadley Wilson chadley at pinteq.co.za
Fri Jun 19 15:00:53 UTC 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
> Behalf Of Chadley Wilson
> Sent: 19 June 2009 03:56 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Need to rebuild installation CD
> >
> > well, you can always just give the cutomer a USB key :)
> >
> > - KB
> [CW] Nope I am afraid we don't do business that way, it would be nice
> though... unfortunately I don't get to decide...
> Good news however I am testing my first rebuilt disc...
[CW] Does anyone here know where on the install disc the initrd-2.6.18-92.1.22.el5.img is located?
Is it in an rpm? which one?

I got the cdrom driver loaded at install time with my new disc :) , so it install perfectly now, but the module is not available after install. I can't find the initrd img file and need some direction.

I plan to dl the source rpm and patch it properly so not to worry.

FYI - I know this is not the fun way of doing things, and I read many responses to other posts where the outcome is "But why do it that way?" there are two reasons why I am doing it the hard way. the first is for me, I want to learn how. The second is that we often have to add drivers to Linux systems to get them to install. So it is a necessary requirement for me to know how to do this.

Your input on my above question would be greatly appreciated... TIA

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