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Old 05-04-2019, 08:56 AM   #1
linus72
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How To: Remastering Slackware14.2/current using Linux-live-slack-050419 into a Live CD/DVD/USB/HDD


I'm gonna share with my fellow Slackers and Debianites how to remaster their hard drive installed Slackware/Debian into a remasterable, installable, live version which runs just like Slacker/Stretch/Buster I have at my site.
https://sourceforge.net/projects/lin...-slack-debian/

Please go here and first download my modified version of Tomas M's Live-Kit
https://sourceforge.net/projects/lin...-slack-debian/

Now install any aufs-patched kernel of your choice in my Live Kernel section for Slackware
https://sourceforge.net/projects/lin...er/LiveKernel/

The read me and other read me's at my site give info on how to do this and run the build script.
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Linux-live-slack-debian contains two folders, one for Slackware 142/current and one for Debian Stretch/Buster.

If you're wanting to remaster or build your own Slackware based distro you will need this kit plus a aufs-patched kernel, available in Slacker/Live Kernel folder. Additionally you can get aufs-patched kernel sources from https://xanmod.org/

If you're wanting to remaster or build your own Debian based distro you will need this kit plus a aufs-patched kernel. In Debian you can do this simply by adding aufs-dkms and aufs-utils from synaptic package manager or add the Xanmod.org repositories to your
apt list and install through synaptic.

YOU MUST EDIT!
Files that must be edited by you for name of your distro/kernel etc are

linux-live-slack/bootfiles/isolinux/isolinux.cfg
linux-live-slack/bootfiles/syslinux/syslinux.cfg
linux-live-slack/config
linux-live-slack/build
linux-live-slack/initramfs/init

Same goes for the Debian version!

After installing your kernel, rebooting, editing the configs you just run the build script with
./build

That's it!
All thanks to Slackware, Debian, Tomas M of Slax, the makers of aufs and maintainers of the Xanmod kernels!

If you have any questions or problems just ask!

NOTE: Slackware 14.2/current and debian have differing versions of syslinux so if using the Slackware build you must install 14.2 version of syslinux to make usb bootable! Same with Debian.
If you're using a Debian install to install syslinux to your usb for booting the Slackware version it will have errors.
Install syslinux from a slackware install for the slackware version, syslinux from a debian install for the debian version.

If you wanna see any in action just download a premade iso here
https://sourceforge.net/projects/lin...-slack-debian/

EDIT- You only need to install the kernel and kernel modules- you only need the source packages for adding drivers, etc.
EDIT: The kit will make a exact copy of your existing system, so however your desktop is, programs you have installed etc will be in the remaster.



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