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Re: Need to customize installation flags passed to dbootstrap

On Sun, May 21, 2000 at 09:29:47AM -0700, Christoph Lameter wrote:
> debian-cd currently cannot be configured to pass flags to dboostrap.
> This would be useful to create CDs that automatically install for us
> keyboard and also do not prompt the use for the location of files but
> simply use the CD paths.
> this can be done right now by typing the following at the syslinux prompt
> linux cdrom kbd=us
> There needs to be some setting in CONF.sh
> INSTALL_OPTIONS="cdrom kbd=us"
> Those options need to be worked into the dos batch that invokes loadlin as
> well as configured on the boot image (This could be tricky and involve
> loopback mounts of boot image???)

Check the boot-sparc script. I do this already for the sparc bootable CD.
If you can test it and be sure it works for i386, then by all means, take
advantage of it. That's the whole reason I added support for this into


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