On Sunday 05 July 2009 19:42:19 Samuel Thibault wrote: > Hello, > > Some a11y people asked how to very easily remaster ISOs so as to append > parameters to the kernel command line, to e.g. setup the braille > configuration once for good before burning a CD. I've prepared a small > crude script to do that on > > http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/remaster-append.sh > > it depends on the bsdtar and genisoimage packages, sample use is > > remaster-append.sh "brltty=eu,ttyS-1,fr_FR" > debian-testing-i386-businesscard.iso myimage.iso > > I'm wondering how that could be provided in debian, or whether it > already exists somewhere and I just wasn't able to find it :) I believe > it could be more generally useful, for people preseeding stuff & such. > > Samuel I found the instructions on how to do this here: http://wiki.debian.org/DebianInstaller/Modify/CD I also wrote a script that modifies a netinst iso by inserting files pulled from a subversion repository. The thing I like about your approach is using bsdtar, which I didn't even know existed. The wiki article (and consequently, my script) use mount -o loop which requires root permissions. It would be nice if the wiki article used bsdtar as an example, instead. -- Thanks: Joseph Rawson
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