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Re: .discinfo



Not if you satisfy all dependancies and you are using kickstart.
At least that is how I had done it in 6.2
I removed all unnecessary rpms, satisfied all dependancies of RPM's that
were there and make a bootable kickstart CD.
I didnt even modify the comps file.

Regards,
Keith
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Linux: because I want to get there today.  Without rebooting.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Brett Schwarz" <brett_schwarz yahoo com>
To: "Keith Fernandez" <keith theargoncompany com>
Cc: <anaconda-devel-list redhat com>
Sent: Monday, January 13, 2003 1:23 AM
Subject: 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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