On Sunday 21 December 2003 23:50, Peter Leftwich wrote: > On Mon, 22 Dec 2003, 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, > > ... > > Knoppix is the same but AFAIK not automatic. > > > Everything is done in shellscript and AFAIK it will require no source > > code change at all, and it works for all versions. > > Are you using the port "livecd" to accomplish this task?
No, only standard tools, and my shellscripts. > > 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 > > For hosting needs, why not try www.sourceforge.net or www.sf.net ? I think > that if the BSD community comes up with a clever enough name, we (i.e. > FreeBSD?) could become an eyebrow-raising name like Lindows for example!! I'd rather make sure the effort goes directly into the FreeBSD project. Making this a separate OS wouldn't really benefit the BSD community. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"