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Re: Build system from install.

On Wed 07 December 2011 06:47:24 am dE . wrote:
> On 12/07/11 18:08, Ben Armstrong wrote:
> > On 07/12/11 07:37 AM, dE . wrote:
> >> I was wondering about building a live system from a Debian install (an
> >> exact copy). This's originally meant for recovery purposes and emergency
> >> work if (for some reason, if the system gets some issues after an
> >> upgrade and some important work drops by just then).
> >> 
> >> Unfortunately, live-build will download packages and make a fresh
> >> install instead. So my question is, is there a way to make a live system
> >> as I desired above? Do I have to peep into live-boot package to get it
> >> done?
> > 
> > Please look at the lb_config man page, --bootstrap copy. Please note
> > that this is not the best-supported use case for live-build, which works
> > best to create live systems from scratch, so adjust your expectations
> > for support accordingly.
> > 
> > Ben
> Thanks.

I looked into this several months ago and, before I got busy on other things, 
came across this project: http://remastersys.sourceforge.net/ that looks like 
it might do what your looking for. Haven't tried it, though, and can't say 
anything about it.



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