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Old 03-22-2009, 03:22 PM   #1
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Trying to build live CD-need LQ Guru's help

If possible, can someone check out this page about AdvanceCD and see if it's possible to add into a different variation using Linux Live CD/USB?
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Actually I put that wrong-I am trying to build a small distro with Linux Live CD that only plays atari games-no office stuff, etc.
I just want to make a linux distro that boots from usb and it's sole purpose is to play atari games on my laptop (160MB-RAM, 4GB HD).
My goals are that it is about 300-500MB installed on HD, and has the ability to compile from source-Slackware maybe?
Or can GRML linux be installed to HD?

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Old 03-22-2009, 06:54 PM   #2
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I'm not 100% sure what you are trying to do. It sounds like you want to build a custom linux livecd. If so then I may be able to help, I recently did this at work. It turned out to be pretty easy once I figured out how to do it, I'll give you a few links that may help:

look into "initramfs-live" (or casper) and squashfs
debootstrap may also be helpful.
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also look into knoppix-mame


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