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Re: Summary from the d-i / debian-cd BoF at DC14

Hi Steve,

On Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 04:51:01PM +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> * Generating complete images (as opposed to installer images) brings
>   up other issues - d-i already asks a set of useful questions
>   (keymap, timezone, etc.) at installation time. For other types of
>   images, we'd need to add a first-boot customisation/configuration
>   tool to ask those questions. Preseeding could do it, but how do we
>   do this? Defer some of the installer steps until first boot, like
>   live-installer?

One example of prior art that may be worth looking at is Ubuntu's
oem-config, part of the 'ubiquity' source package:


This has both graphical and console front-ends for use in configuring a
system at first boot of a preinstalled image.

Hope that helps,
Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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