On Monday 22 December 2003 00:36, Daniela wrote: > On Thursday 18 December 2003 03:33, Peter Leftwich wrote: > > Hi again, > > > > Could someone explain how to create a similar bootable CD-R of FreeBSD > > that, at boot-time, would mount root to a ramdisk and run Gnome or KDE > > automatically? Everything would have to use relative links and paths, > > eh? > > > > This Knoppix (Debian) Linux CD is a real life-saver (although I can't > > figure out how to mount the partition that has my 4.7-RELEASE root "/") > > and worth checking out. Give it as a gift to a techie on your list!!! > > I'm already doing this, with a few additional features such as mounting a > ramdisk over the entire root (so everything is writable), automatic saving > and restoring of changed files, automatic XFree86 configuration, ... > Everything is done in shellscript and AFAIK it will require no source code > change at all, and it works for all versions.
I forgot to mention: it automatically searches for swap partitions or mountable partitions to create a swapfile. > I currently have no hosting for the project, so I'm doing everything alone, > but I'd really like to get other people involved as well. > > Regards, > Daniela > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-advocacy > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"