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Re: .discinfo



I think you still need to do the genhdlist, if you are making a one CD
distro (not DVD), since you will be cutting down the number of RPMs. I
think the info that you posted assumes that *all* of the RPMs from the 3
CDs will be going onto the DVD...

    --brett

On Sun, 2003-01-12 at 12:45, Keith Fernandez wrote:
> I found some info, so I thought I would post it here. If anybody
> needed to knoe
> This concerns the 4th line in .discinfo which is called disc number
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> disc number (it seems you can "merge" files from two discs by using
> disc number like '1,2,3'; this might be interesting for burning DVDs
> without having to regenerate hdlist - e.g. do-it-yourself RH DVD*)
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  
> That looks cool that means you dont have to regenerate hdlist, if all
> you want is to create 1 CD with rpms from the 3 CD's.
>  
> This is the link that got me there.
> https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/limbo-list/2002-September/005993.html
>  
> Regards,
> Keith
> --------
> Linux: because I want to get there today.  Without rebooting.
> 
> ----- 
>  
> Original Message ----- 
>         From: Keith Fernandez
>         To: anaconda-devel-list redhat com
>         Sent: Sunday, January 12, 2003 3:44 PM
>         Subject: .discinfo
>         
>         Hi,
>         Does anyone know what the .discinfo file is all about.It is
>         present on your RedHat CDROM in the root folder. This is what
>         my file says.
>         ---------------------------------------
>         1042210737.983097
>         Redhat 8.0 (Psyche)
>          
>         1,2,3
>         RedHat/base
>         RedHat/RPMS
>         RedHat/pixmaps
>         ---------------------------------------
>         does anyone know what 1,2,3 mean.
>         Does it mean that the installer will look for 3 CD's
>         I am trying to get RPMS from 3 CD into one CD, I think
>         build-install from anaconda-runtime generates this file.
>          
>          
>         Regards,
>         Keith
>         --------
>         Linux: because I want to get there today. Without rebooting.
>         --------
-- 
Brett Schwarz
brett_schwarz AT yahoo.com





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