[arch-dev-public] ArchISO FTP Installer - Testers Needed
damir.perisa at solnet.ch
Wed Mar 26 06:28:58 EDT 2008
Wednesday 26 March 2008, Simo Leone wrote:
| I'd like to begin testing some preliminary work with the arch
| livecd system. You can find a livecd rigged up to work as an ftp
| installer at:
i'll give it a try in qemu on x86_64
| This ISO consists of our current installer scripts and a
| functioning arch livecd containing most of the base package set.
| It uses the grub boot loader, which is likely to be changed to
| isolinux in the near future. At this point, it's an i686-only
| thing, but an x86_64 version will be coming soon.
| If you've got some time to kill, please give the iso a whirl.
| You'll find the installer and its documentation in its usual home
| at /arch/ on the livecd system. It'd be nice to have this tested
| on a large variety of systems if possible.
i have a no-optical-drive laptop (non-macs are not able to boot from
firewire cdroms) and usually i prepare a image to put on a
memory-stick to boot from . since this setting (no cdrom) are
getting more common and having a live-linux-system on a usb-key is
getting interesting i'm wondering if we should provide also a
partition image for such use?
 : as described here:
 : partition image that can be directly written to a device e.g.
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