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live and install in one CD?

Could kexec be used to boot the d-i image from the live cd?
Just a thought... that would be an arch neutral way to do it too...
(assuming kexec is ported to mant arch's)


On 04/01/07, Ben Armstrong <synrg@sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Jan 2007 14:53:49 -0400
> Ben Armstrong <synrg@sanctuary.nslug.ns.ca> wrote:
> > In theory I think this is doable with the proposed "2 partitions selectable
> > at boot" arrangement via grub-reboot, though I've never tried this.
> On second thought, where would info about the new kernel to boot be stored during
> the reboot?  On a real system you have the hdd.  But on a livecd system ...?
> I've seen this kind of trick played with bootloaders that manipulate nvram in
> firmware to store the parameters between boots (like bootx for the mac) but don't
> know how to do it in a general way.
> Ben
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