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Re: Customised F10 iso with updated packages - how?



On Monday 29 December 2008 16:45:44 Mike Cloaked wrote:
> I decided naively that it would be nice to make a new version of the f10
> DVD iso that included the packages that were updated since F10 release - a
> personal re-spin if you like.  However despite trying to google for jigdo
> options, as well as revisor and pungi I am now rather confused as to
> whether it is a job that can be done without too much effort.
>
> What I naively thought was that I could loop mount the original F10 DVD iso
> and then run jigdo-file to create a modified iso using the rpm files in
> /var/cache/yum/updates/packages/ to generate new .jigdo and .template files
> that could then be used by jigdo-lite to generate a respin iso - but it
> seems that it is not as simple as that! Perhaps I just did not understand
> the documentation I read!
>
> Can anyone point me to a howto that will allow me to create this kind of
> "more-current" f10 iso so that further installs on other machines might
> a) avoid having to run yum update to pull in lots of files, and only a
> small number in updates repors since I create the new iso after the install
> and b) avoid some of the known serious bugs such as the scsi disk
> non-bootable machine bug with updated nash/mkinitrd
>
> It would be nice if this were possible for a relatively experienced linux
> user but who does not have the detailed knowledge about this specific task.
>
> Thanks
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They are called Fedora Remixes:
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Classroom/Creating_Fedora_Remix

and they are easy to make, I made one for my school's computer club which had 
some devel libraries we needed!

-- 
Armin


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