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Old 02-14-2004, 08:02 PM   #1
jwjensen
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Question Creating an installation CDROM


I'm currently running RH9, but do not (at the moment) plan to migrate to Fedora. Instead, I want to grab new stuff from the web (e.g. the new KDE version, new kernel, etc, etc), and make a custom bootable/installable CDROM with all my current stuff on it. Can someone point me to some documentation on how I can do this?
 
Old 02-14-2004, 08:20 PM   #2
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You can start with Knoppix and remaster it to include whatever applications you like. It is not a trivial task, but documentation is here:

http://www.knoppix.net/docs/index.ph...masteringHowto

Progeny is also working on a similar concept of "componetized linux" where you can add/remove components, then create a custom install CD. They are using RedHats Anaconda installer and a custom application called "picax" to create the CD:

http://platform.progeny.com/componentized-linux/
http://platform.progeny.com/anaconda/

The Progeny approach is still under development. Also, both the above approaches use Debian as a base. I don't know if there are similar projects that start with RedHat.
 
Old 02-15-2004, 03:40 PM   #3
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Creating Bootable/Installable CDROM

Thanks very much for your help! I'll look at the links you've provided.

Jim Jensen
 
  


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