Re: Package Selection for Debian Live
On Thursday 06 July 2006 14:24, Andrew Vaughan wrote:
> > On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 09:51:18PM +0200, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> > > at the moment, we have two types of Live CD images:
> > >
> > > * the small one which contains only packages of standard priority,
> > > * and three larger ones, each of which contains one of the common
> > > desktop-environments on it (gnome, kde, xfce).
> Please consider making the small one suitable as a generic
> backup/rescue/recovery disk. ie include some lower priority tools such as
> ntfsprogs, xfsprogs, parted, partimage and dar.
Since it is hard to predict people's definition for
backup/rescue/recovery/router/shuttle_launcher/whatever disk, you can
assemble your own custom CD/DVD images as you see fit by dfsbuild on i386,
amd64, alpha, and powerpc. The default cfg tends to be a rescue-orientated
one and it already saved my day several times.
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