[arch-general] How to create archlinux install CD?

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 16:44:48 EDT 2008

2008/4/4, Karolina Lindqvist <karolina.lindqvist at kramnet.se>:
> I have a new i586 machine and want to install archlinux i586 on it. So I want
>  to recreate the archlinux install CD.  But how do i do it? I have unpacked
>  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, but
>  how do I unpack and mount it? And then, what is lowcore.img?

I cannot provide much help here because I never rebuilt the ISO by myself,
but you should take a look at archboot (used to generate our ISOs)
and the new archiso tool:

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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