On Wednesday 24 September 2008 10:38:06 Chris Lale wrote: > Chris Lamb wrote: > > Will Murnane wrote: > >> Or even better, add a startup script that runs before mysql that sets > >> the permissions of the files as necessary. > > > > Or import the SQL when you boot the image, bypassing all these issues and > > other potential ones, and also make the data easier to update. > > > > Bonus points for keeping it in the binary section of a USB stick so you > > don't have to rebuild the image to update the data. > > Thanks everyone for the speedy suggestions. Meanwhile, I have found a > solution that works by creating an init script that runs after the mysql > init script. It creates a root user password, creates the database and > imports the .sql file into it. This all happens very quickly during boot. > The password is visible in the script as plain text, but this would not > benefit anyone running the live CD. This seems pretty similar to Chris's > suggestion. > > I tried putting a similar script in the live config/chroot_local-hooks/ and > in > config/chroot_local-includes/usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts/live-bottom/ >99script/ but I couldn't get them to work. > > Joseph Rawson suggests running chown and chgrp in the chroot. I'm not sure > how to do this. Does he mean putting a script to do this in > config/chroot_local-hooks? > That's exactly what I meant. :) Local hooks are processed after the local-includes, so the files should be there. I like Chris's suggestion better, anyway. :) > Anyway, I now have a solution. :-) > cool! :) > Thanks again, > -- > Chris. -- Thanks: Joseph Rawson
Description: This is a digitally signed message part.