Josh Paetzel <j...@tcbug.org> writes:

> On Apr 20, 2009, at 1:23 AM, Peter Wang wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi, all.
>>
>> I want to create a customized freebsd livecd, and i have read quite a
>> lot guides about how to do that. but the problem is: most of these
>> need make buildworld, make buildkernel ... I think it's hard for my
>> notebook do that. so is there a simpler/quicker way in which i can
>> create a livecd, what i want to be included in the livecd are the base
>> freebsd system plus some customized packages/config files.
>
>
> In order to create a livecd you need to run mkisofs somewhere that has
> a complete copy of FreeBSD.  There are two options for this, one being
> running it against the live install of your system (ala /) and the
> other option is populating a stage directory.  Most guides assume that
> the easiest way to do this is via the DESTDIR=/mystagedir option of
> make installworld installkernel distribution, and it probably is the
> easiest way, assuming you have done make buildworld buildkernel
>
> In your case where this is an undesirable option you can do one of a
> few things.
>
> 1) Use the live system to build the stage directory...
>
> # mkdir /usr/mystage ; ( cd / ; tar --exclude /usr/mystage -cf - .) |
> ( cd /usrr/mystage -xf - )
Thanks for you advices, i'll try method 1) myself.


>
> 2) copy over /usr/src and /usr/obj from a faster machine that's run
> make buildworld buildkernel and then use make installworld
> intallkernel distribution to build the stage dir
>
> 3) Use your live system directly to run mkisofs
>
> Thanks,
>
> Josh Paetzel
>
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