[arch-releng] [PATCH 2/3] [archiso] Add archiso_pxe_curl hook

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Wed Nov 23 17:52:53 EST 2011

Am 23.11.2011 23:36, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
>>> The releng env is currently set to build every 4 days.  And it should
>>> auto-update archiso from git IIRC
>> Gerardo didn't push these patches to archiso.git yet. That's why I asked.
> These patches are waiting for next mkinitcpio + pending RFC patch to fix
> BASEDIR (Or I can just say "good-bye" to -b BASEDIR and use chroot
> mkinitcpio")

We could install mkinitcpio-git in the releng environments. Dieter?

> Also I want to change a bit the directory structure of the ISO to be
> more pxelinux friendly.
> This is a change that I want to do long long time ago, but breaks "the
> nice scheme" (syslinux only files in one place, kernel/initramfs in
> other...).
> [...]
> bah, is still nice...
> is there any objections?

I like the old scheme better. I like how the bootloader files are
separate from the linux files.

> We can start a TFTP/FTP/HTTP/NFS that points directly to
> /run/archiso/bootmnt from the live-enviroment. Or just extract/mount the
> ISO in a running system ;)

Why can't we do that with the current scheme?

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