Re: Hurd advocacy? Bootable (Knoppix-like) CD?
On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Philip Charles wrote:
> I had planned to open up a discussion on this list about how the iso
> images could best be used for some GNU promotion. However with the
> disaster at gnuftp.gnu.org I thought we had better wait.
> Given this very useful thread we may as well start collecting ideas. The
> CDs can be used as an excuse for publicity as well as in their own right.
> There may be other "excuses" as well. The suggestion of providing
> material for lectures was very good IMHO.
Lately, I've been wondering how hard it would be to create a
bootable Hurd CD (a la Knoppix) that people could try without having to
install to their harddrive. Are there any known problems with
grub/gnumach/hurd which would prevent this? The biggest problems I can
see would be the lack of DHCP to get the network up without too much
trouble, and trying to autodetect the video card for X.
Comments, questions, suggestions?