[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] ArchISO FTP Installer - Testers Needed
rickard.eriksson at gigabit.nu
Wed Mar 26 10:27:32 EDT 2008
First of all I'd like to say nice project.
And heres my first feedback:
When I tried booting it up on my LG A1 (No internal CD-Rom) it kernel
paniced on me saying: Couldn't find CD-Rom.
I'm more than happy to beta testa some more if the next version includes
me being able too boot it up :-)
Damir Perisa wrote:
> 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:
> | http://dev.archlinux.org/~simo/archiso_tests/arch-ftp-live-1206519
> 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?
> - D
>  : as described here:
>  : partition image that can be directly written to a device e.g.
> with dd
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