Re: Live CDs for CDDs
On Tue, 13 Apr 2004, Free Ekanayaka wrote:
> Yes, I'm currently working on a knoppix-based live CD for DeMuDi.
> There is a (really) beta version here:
Just send me a patch for the documentation if you think the time is right.
> I think that the bottom-up approach emerged a while ago in a
> discussion on live CDs (I did not follow such threads, but they are
> summarised in Andreas' document on CDDs) is the most suited.
Surely it is most suited, but it is the most time consuming effort - at
least for the beginning. So we have to options:
1. Doing the remastering as anybody does currently and get fast results
(one day of work should be enough).
2. Take some more time and try to implement the bottum-up method
which would save *much* time later on (I guess you could be ready
with a new Live-CD after one hour (compared to one day it is
woth the effort, IMHO) So if we want to save time we should start
> I guess that the Alioth project on Knoppix  is trying to implement
> this approach isn't it?
> I don't know whether Klaus is involved in this project or not, but I think his help would be very useful.
As I said before: He *likes* the idea but I said he does not know enough
about Debian and packaging and thus I would not join this effort (even if
he would like to provide help if necessary).
> By chance the Linux Audio Meeting is held in Karlsruhe, where Klaus
> lives. Maybe I could write him and propose a working session to
> understand what should be included in these knoppix-* packages, how
> should they work and what are the possible delicate issues we should
> care about.
You should definitely do so. It might be worth refering to my name and
the workshop I did at LinuxTag 2003.
> Awfully definitively I lack of Knoppix insights and understanding, so
> all I have in mind is that we need a[some] knoppix package[s] which,
> given a custom pool of packages, automatically builds the CD iso.
Same for me. This was the reason why I started the debian-knoppix
project to attract all the skilled Knoppix developer to let them work
on the idea.