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Old 01-10-2007, 12:56 AM   #1
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adding drivers in ISO image ..??


is it possible to add a graphics driver (or any other driver) to the iso image of the linux distro.. with help of softwares like mylax creator.. wat i meant was u download the iso image of the linux distro,download the graphics driver and add that to the iso image to create a new iso image .. myslax creator does that ..isnt it.. or am i wrong?
so that it installs the driver automatically ... ..

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Old 01-10-2007, 05:45 AM   #2
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As a rule of thumb: what is possible in Linux and what not is only limited by your experience.

Sure, you can mount the .iso image as a loop device to some mountpoint, copy the content to a writable directory, make whatever changes you like ("add a graphics driver"...) and rebuild the altered .iso image from that directory using mkisofs.

I hope, you know what you are doing.
I could have been more helpful and precise if you told *exactly* what you intend to do...
*What* graphics driver are you trying to add to *which* Linux distro??

good luck
 
Old 01-12-2007, 12:25 AM   #3
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oh ok.. i dont have any real experience with this stuff... but from windows using myslax creator it was possible for me to add a vmware module to the iso image....


but this is what i want to do..
i wanted to add the nvidia geforce 6100 to the isoimage of edubuntu ..so that edubunut installs the display diver automatically .. ( is that even possible or should i install the driver manually ?? )
 
  


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