Re: building a custom cd
|--==> "OS" == Otavio Salvador <email@example.com> writes:
OS> || On Fri, 03 Sep 2004 16:22:12 +0300
OS> || Ali ASLANDAS <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
aa> Recently, i decided to build a custom debian based linux distro. i
aa> download d-i from svn, and compiled it with
aa> "build_cdrom_isolinux" option, now i have a "vmlinuz" and a
aa> "initrd.gz", i tried to create package repository that consist of
aa> necesarry (i'm not sure if i collect all required packages or not)
aa> udebs and deb files with apt-move, and
aa> created Release and Package(.gz) files with apt-ftparchive. then, i
aa> made an iso, at first it looks that it works fine upto checking cd
aa> integrity, and a message appears "Failed to copy file from CDROM,
aa> Retry?", i checked up syslog, and saw that, anna says that "
aa> anna bad d-i packages file", i cant understand what anna doesn't
aa> like to. i need help, how to build an installer cd is based on debian.
OS> Currently the best way to build a custom iso image is use debian-cd
OS> tool. This is far from a good tool for it but is what we have by now.
OS> If you see the svn repo of Debian-NP you can see some scripts build by
OS> me and Zufus to make it more easy to deal.
OS> Good lock ;-)
Yes go for debian-cd. And I'd suggest you to collect the packages you
need with debpartial-mirror.