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Re: .discinfo



Yes, I believe you are right. I have always added updated RPMS, so I
always needed to run genhdlist. But, I guess if you don't add, or update
any RPMs, then you should be fine...
 
     --brett

On Sun, 2003-01-12 at 21:39, Keith Fernandez wrote:
> 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
> --------
> Linux: because I want to get there today.  Without rebooting.
> --------
> 
> ----- 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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