[arch-releng] My archiso TODO/ideas (_draft_)

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Fri Aug 12 14:07:53 EDT 2011

On 08/12/2011 01:25 PM, KESHAV P.R. wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 21:33, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
> <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>  wrote:
>> On 08/11/2011 07:50 PM, Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi wrote:
>>>> You can have a look at Archboot iso for ideas on implementing UEFI
>>>> support. For generating iso, you need to use xorriso (from libisoburn)
>>>> (not cdrkit mkisofs). But implementing bootloader support in the aif
>>>> script is a much bigger task. I can help you with implementing UEFI
>>>> support in archiso but right now I am too busy to hack on aif .
>>> Or using original cdrecord mkisofs. The cdrkit is a museum piece! ;)
>> Oh but xorriso has an option -isohybrid-mbr (one step mkisofs/isohybrid),
>> maybe we can switch now to xorriso preparing terrain for UEFI...
> See line 349 of
> https://projects.archlinux.org/archboot.git/tree/usr/bin/archboot-allinone.sh
> .
> Regards.
> Keshav
Thanks, while working on changes, I found that xorriso does not support 
UDF. We currently using ISO 9660 (level 3) + UDF.

Anyway, I succesfully builded iso with xorriso, booting as cd-rom and disk.

Support for UDF layer was added by Sven some time ago, so CC to he, to 
know opinions.

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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