boot.iso with stage2

Louis E Garcia II louisg00 at
Mon Sep 24 07:12:28 UTC 2007

On Sun, 23 Sep 2007 20:15:53 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-09-22 at 17:20 -0400, Louis E Garcia II wrote:
> > If I placed stage2.img inside the boot.iso from rawhide and burned it
> > would it act like a rescuecd? would the installer find stage2 in the cd
> > instead of downloading it.
> If you take a look at /usr/lib/anaconda-runtime/mk-rescueimage, you can
> do basically the exact manipulations.  But yeah, the above is basically
> correct
> Jeremy

I know this has been covered before but why is the installer in two stages?
Both stages can fit on a CD easily.


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