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[Freedombox-discuss] Script to create bootable image

On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 12:17:00AM +0100, Lorenzo wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm currently studying how to create two scripts:
> a) one that produces a "bare" bootable root image with emdebian grip
> packages
> b) one that starts a qemu instance with said image and an appropriate kernel
> The objective is to have a base system on top of which it is possible
> to create, by adding appropriate packages, some specific services (in
> my case I will try to build a simple personal mail server).
> I'm thinking to follow the ideas that were used here:
> http://gitorious.org/dockstar/emdebian-multistrap
> As a second step the scripts could be used, together with boxer (the
> tool Jonas posted some days ago) to create pre-built fully configured
> system images to be flashed on the plugs (or executed in qemu).
> I write to the list to ask:
> a) Is there already any script that does this? [1]


> b) Is there already anyone working on this?


> c) Any comment on the approach?

Sound like one of the fu** glue we're missing if it builds images from boxer. :)


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