[arch-general] How to create archlinux install CD?
pyther at pyther.net
Fri Apr 4 06:46:51 EDT 2008
All the packages are compiled for the i686 arch, so you would have to
recompile every single package you would want to use. IIRC there use to be
a port out there for i586 but I have no idea if it still exists.
On Fri, 4 Apr 2008 08:39:50 +0200, Karolina Lindqvist
<karolina.lindqvist at kramnet.se> wrote:
> I have a new i586 machine and want to install archlinux i586 on it. So I
> to recreate the archlinux install CD. But how do i do it? I have
> the install ISO, and is replacing all the packages, but when it comes to
> inird.img, the instructions in the wiki do not work. I cannot mount the
> unzipped inird.img. What should I do? file say that it is a cpio archive,
> how do I unpack and mount it? And then, what is lowcore.img?
> Of course I could do it by booting debian, or something, and then
> replacing it
> with archlinux, but actually having an archlinux install CD would be
> handy for my i586 machines.
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