Re: Dynamically injecting preseeding file into a trusted installer image
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On 30/11/15 09:30, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Erik Josefsson]
>> But even better of course if we could have dynamically injected our
>> preseeding file into a trusted installer image:
>> A bit like when you install Debian from a CD, you make a few choices
>> like language and keyboard etc. What if you could, in such a simple way,
>> just choose "Tor-node", "firewall" or "debian-astro"?
> With the Debian installer, there is support for writing the ISO to an
> USB stick, and store extra firmware on a partition next to the ISO
> content on that USB stick. The code is in hw-detect, see
> It would be trivial to extend the preseed loading code to also look in
> the same locations for a preseeding file with a well known name,
> allowing a normal Debian ISO + preseeding file to be stored on a disk
> Would that solve the use case you had in mind?
I am not sure, as the DebianParl use case was defined by a policy
objective that was dynamically injected in the preseeding file.
But, for sure, the project unearthed more bugs in the EP than in Debian :-)
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