[arch-dev-public] ArchISO FTP Installer - Testers Needed

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 18:29:52 EDT 2008

On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 5:21 PM, Simo Leone <simo at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 11:28:58AM +0100, Damir Perisa wrote:
>  >
>  > 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 [1]. 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[2] for such use?
>  >
>  There's a little bit of code for it that Aaron wrote, but it's something
>  very close to 100% untested at this point. It's definitely something to
>  start offering at some point.

Yeah, take a peek at the difference in the "boot-cd" and "boot-usb"
hooks. It should be very straightforward, it's just a matter of
finding the proper usb device that we booted from.

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