al at xms.co.za
Tue Nov 11 08:39:58 UTC 2003
Create a kickstart file for it with no package sets and minus directives
for all unwanted packages (Done for you in /root/anaconda-ks.cfg on
But yes, I must say the 'minimal' RedHat/FC installation really isn't,
and it would maybe be nice if it were. :|
On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 10:29, A.J. Werkman wrote:
> Wouldn't it be a good stratigy to modify the comps.xml file in a way to
> split up the basic-package group into two. Resulting in a real-basic-group
> and a e.g. distro-basic group. This way anaconda can install the real basic
> package selection for you.
> I have been walking around with this thought since the rh8 times. Haven't
> found enough time to realy attack this. I also am confronted with big
> installations on machines I only use as routers.
> All the extra packages not only force me to install "big" harddisks, but
> are also only potential security problems as they are not actually used by
> the system to do it's job, but can be used by a potential "bad-guy".
> At 21:07 11/8/2003, you wrote:
> >On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 06:15, Jonathan M. Slivko wrote:
> > > Maybe a "mini" ISO, like what FreeBSD has is needed for Fedora? Just an
> > > idea.
> >would that be the rescue Cd, its a redhat live cd in a way with the
> >minimal stuff required for rescue !!
> Different concept altogether, Walid. We want a working, functional,
> permanent install of Fedora under 200MB of disk space, and if possible
> lower than 150MB. The rescue CD is great for what it does, but it is not a
> "live CD Linux" like Knoppix for example. It does not have functional
> routing, firewalling, DHCP server, etc.
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