Re: K15 mini iso
Thanks a lot.
We were able to reproduce the block size problem with a partition of
500 MB. Now we will change the block size to 4096 and test it out.
On Nov 29, 2007 1:37 AM, Philip Charles <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 November 2007 18:22, you wrote:
> > Dear Philip,
> > We are confused a bit about this problem. We thought that it will be
> > solved if we format the Hurd ext2 partition(into which the tar ball is
> > extracted), with the '-b 4096' option. Or our understanding about the
> > problem may be wrong. Could you please tell us how to reproduce this
> > problem?
> If the install works on both small and large partitions, then there is no
> > Also we are trying to understand the process of making our own tar
> > ball. But still there are some areas which are not clear. Could you
> > please let us know the following?
> > 1. Where can we find the Debian/GNU Hurd Mirror?
> will give you the package lists. The packages themselves are in pool.
> > 2. If we find out the mirror, how can we give this as input to the
> > scripts to build the tarball?
> I maintain my own mirror on the same partition as I build the discs. This
> means that I can freeze the archive while I build the tarball and CDs.
> My tarball scripts assume there is such a mirror.
> > 3. What is the reason for building a mini iso first and a set of
> > complete cds later?
> Some people only want the mini iso. It is quick and easy to build and so
> is ideal for testing the boot-floppies and tarball.
> > 4. Is there any use of this mini.iso after we make the complete set of
> > cds?
> People want to use it.
> > Please don't mind if we ask more questions like this until we get a
> > firm grip in the procedures.
> Please do this. I am sorry I do not reply as quickly as I would like.
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