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Re: Custom cd's

Is this the method people are using the build the minimal netinst type
cd's aswell? It seems like overkill to have a full debian mirror to
build a 50-70 meg image. 


On Thu, 30 May 2002, Steve Haslam wrote:

SH> On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 11:20:21AM -0400, Ed Street wrote:
SH> > I was wondering if anyone know of any methods where I could customize a
SH> > debian cd set with just the packages I want and scaled down so it would
SH> > fit on a mini and/or business card/credit card cd.  To give you some
SH> > idea the size requirments
SH> Hi Ed- if you use the debian-cd scripts to build CDs, you basically just
SH> give it a list of packages at one stage during the process and specify a
SH> size limit for the ISO.
SH> > Full cd = 650 megs
SH> > Mini cd = 180 megs
SH> > biz card cd = 51 megs
SH> > Credit card cd = 52 megs
SH> The woody-mini-i386-1.raw file I make with a cut-down packages list is
SH> 161Mb. I'm not sure what you'd do to get it down to 50. Go axe-happy on the
SH> package list though I guess :}

   Stephen Mulcahy, Software Engineer, A&O - Multivendor Systems Engineering, 
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