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Re: [felix-debian@fefe.de: How to create a custom Debian unstable boot CD?]

Felix von Leitner wrote:
> ----- Forwarded message from Felix von Leitner <felix-debian@fefe.de> -----
> Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 15:30:30 +0100
> From: Felix von Leitner <felix-debian@fefe.de>
> To: debian-cd@lists.debian.org
> Subject: How to create a custom Debian unstable boot CD?
> I am in the process of creating a Debian boot CD.
> Unfortunately, I need to replace the kernel on the CD and I need to add
> half a dozen packages (most of them meta packages with lots of
> dependencies and a few custom config files).
> So I downloaded a Debian unstable CD image with jigdo, and (I am putting
> it on a 700 MB medium so there is enough space left) added the packages
> and the new kernel, added the new Packages descriptions to
> dists/sid/main/binary-i386/Packages and ...Packages.gz, updated the
> sizes and md5sums in dists/sid/Release, and burned it to a CD-RW.
> When booting from the CD-RW, I get this error message from the installer:
>   Drive contains non-Debian CD
> What should I do now?  Did I overlook some other md5sum text file I
> should have updated?  Does it make a difference if I put the new
> packages in contrib instead of main?

It sounds to me like you forgot to copy the .disk directory onto your
new ISO image.

see shy jo

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