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Re: remastering ISOs to append boot options

Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Hello,
> Some a11y people asked how to very easily remaster ISOs so as to append
> parameters to the kernel command line, 

Being able to change the lilo/grub/syslinux... configuration file would
also be interesting. I needed it to boot on a PC with no screen. It had
only a terminal (an old french Minitel 1B) on its serial line.
  I did it by using the USB key boot methods and changing the correct files
(I do not remember exactly what I did). But I remember having been surprised
that booting on a serial line was not well documented in the Debian

> to e.g. setup the braille
> configuration once for good before burning a CD. I've prepared a small
> crude script to do that on
> http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/remaster-append.sh
> it depends on the bsdtar and genisoimage packages, sample use is
> remaster-append.sh "brltty=eu,ttyS-1,fr_FR" debian-testing-i386-businesscard.iso myimage.iso
> I'm wondering how that could be provided in debian, or whether it
> already exists somewhere and I just wasn't able to find it :) I believe
> it could be more generally useful, for people preseeding stuff & such.
> Samuel


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