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Re: ISO Images from fully installed hd?

On Wednesday, 03.08.2005 at 11:46 -0300, Fernando Cacciola wrote:

> Dave Ewart wrote:
> >> I have Sarge successfully installed in a machine, using just the
> >> netinst CD.
> >> Now I want it on another machine... I can of course use the netinst CD
> >> once again and wait for all the packages to download, but I was
> >> wondering if I can somehow create a set of ISO images using the machine
> >> were debian is already installed.
> >If you kept copies of the downloaded packages (in /var/cache/apt), then
> >you should be able to use jigdo to build an ISO.
> Ok, I see about 864 items there, so I take that apt kept the downloaded 
> packages.
> (They sum-up about 593Mb which fits 1 CD, and that's unexpected because the 
> "official" distribution has lots of CDs)
> Anyway, how do I use jigdo to build an ISO? I've never used jidgo before so 
> I've _scanned_ the jigsaw site, the faqs and the list archives but found 
> nothing.

Try reading http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Debian-Jigdo/

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