New options in live-initramfs
A Dijous 26 Juliol 2007 10:38, Daniel Baumann va escriure:
> Jordi Pujol wrote:
> > In last days, I have revised the boot procedure in a Debian Live system,
> > adding some useful options, I submit those to you, consider if that is
> > interesting.
> Thanks; I'll merge some ovious parts right now, and the more
> 'complicated' ones after the next upload on friday night, to have them
> more tested on the weekend.
> some comments to some of your changes:
> > when a timezone is specified, specify also UTC=no in /etc/default/rcS
> that's an assumption you do, which should not be done by default. it
> would be even wrong on all non-windows machines.
that depends if Linux sets the computer time in UTC, I have the latest install
of Debian and it sets the computer time in local time (without prompting for
it) , ...
> > noeject - when stopping system; don't prompt to eject boot media and
> > don't eject also,
> that we have already with 'quickreboot'.
sorry, I have not seen !
> > profile=name - the name of the desired profile, to be used in
> > /etc/live.conf to set a configuration depending on his value,
> where do you use that variable later?
when working in my home setting the network values, computer cards,
# /etc/live.conf - configuration file for live-initramfs(7)
export USERFULLNAME="Jordi Pujol Live user"
# other user settings
# selected working profile
case $profile in
> > netconfig=domain,ipnameserver1,ipnameserver2 - when a static ip address
> > is specified, we need also that values
> the whole network thing is still a big ugly mess, i don't think we
> should add a new 'netconfig=' thing, but fix the 'ip=' thing.
yes, could be also more optional parameters
> more about the other stuff later and thanks for your work!
You are welcome!