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Old 11-04-2009, 05:23 AM   #1
exactiv
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Question Custom Linux distro


Hi there,

I want to create a modified CentOS 5.3 based distro. It would just be for my own use.

The customisation would be the inclusion of an additional driver and some files in a directory on /

The inclusion of the driver is to facilitate a RAID controller that the OS does not recognise out of the box (link)

Apologies if this is vague, but I'm not entirely sure how to ask the question.


Thanks,

-ex
 
Old 11-04-2009, 08:13 AM   #2
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You can do a modified install using a Kickstart file: http://www.centos.org/docs/5/html/5....t2-howuse.html

At work, we use kickstart file on a web browser to install RHEL over the network and then add in our own software in a %post script. It's a lot easier to set up to install from a web browser than from a CD, as you don't then have to worry about building ISO images and setting checksums.
 
  


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