Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-20 Thread Mateusz Poszwa
On Fri, 17 Sep 2010 21:58:40 +0200 Thomas Schmitt scdbac...@gmx.net wrote: I did read http://atterer.org/jigdo/debian-jigdo-mini-howto#HOWJIGDOWORKS and believe to understand the principles. I assume that xorriso shall act like jigdo-file and produce at least the .template file. Is there

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-17 Thread George Danchev
Joey Hess writes: Hi, Steve McIntyre wrote: That itself is a minor pain, but not enough to make me complain about a useful feature. The *more* difficult thing is trying to make iso-hybrid work with jigdo: we make the .iso and .jigdo files directly in the same invocation of genisoimage,

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-17 Thread Joey Hess
George Danchev wrote: Therefore I exchanged several mails with Thomas (xorriso upstream, also CC'ed) about adding such functionality to xorriso and here is how it currently looks like: All looks very sane. * the image file (this could be the requested second firmware partition) as

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-17 Thread Thomas Schmitt
Hi, i'm the developer of xorriso. (Cc me, please) Joey Hess wrote: Assuming debian-cd does switch to xorriso, so after it supports jidgo We should begin to write down an exact specification of the jigdo files which xorriso shall produce during the run by which it generates an ISO image.

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-17 Thread George Danchev
Thomas Schmitt writes: Hi, i'm the developer of xorriso. (Cc me, please) Joey Hess wrote: Assuming debian-cd does switch to xorriso, so after it supports jidgo We should begin to write down an exact specification of the jigdo files which xorriso shall produce during the run by which

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-16 Thread Felipe Augusto van de Wiel (faw)
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On 14-09-2010 01:41, Christian PERRIER wrote: Quoting Joey Hess (jo...@debian.org): I've done some investigation of using isohybrid on an iso image (d-i alpha1 i386 netinst) to allow it to be booted from USB stick. Basically, postprocess the image

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-14 Thread Christian PERRIER
Quoting Joey Hess (jo...@debian.org): I've done some investigation of using isohybrid on an iso image (d-i alpha1 i386 netinst) to allow it to be booted from USB stick. Basically, postprocess the image with isohybrid, and write it direct to the usb stick. On the single machine I tried it on,

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-14 Thread Steve McIntyre
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:44:35PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote: Joey Hess wrote: So ideally, debian-cd would add a small second partition to the iso file's partition table, and tack on a FAT filesystem. This could probably be done by running fdisk on the iso file after isohybrid. I've attached a

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-14 Thread Otavio Salvador
Hello, On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 8:24 AM, Steve McIntyre st...@einval.com wrote: On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:44:35PM -0400, Joey Hess wrote: Joey Hess wrote: This would add 6 to 7 mb to iso images it's used on, I don't know how Steve feels about that. :) That itself is a minor pain, but not

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-14 Thread Joey Hess
Steve McIntyre wrote: That itself is a minor pain, but not enough to make me complain about a useful feature. The *more* difficult thing is trying to make iso-hybrid work with jigdo: we make the .iso and .jigdo files directly in the same invocation of genisoimage, so anything we do to

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-14 Thread George Danchev
Joey Hess writes: Steve McIntyre wrote: That itself is a minor pain, but not enough to make me complain about a useful feature. The *more* difficult thing is trying to make iso-hybrid work with jigdo: we make the .iso and .jigdo files directly in the same invocation of genisoimage, so

using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-13 Thread Joey Hess
I've done some investigation of using isohybrid on an iso image (d-i alpha1 i386 netinst) to allow it to be booted from USB stick. Basically, postprocess the image with isohybrid, and write it direct to the usb stick. On the single machine I tried it on, that booted ok without any tweaking of

Re: using isohybrid for usb bootable isos

2010-09-13 Thread Joey Hess
Joey Hess wrote: So ideally, debian-cd would add a small second partition to the iso file's partition table, and tack on a FAT filesystem. This could probably be done by running fdisk on the iso file after isohybrid. I've attached a patch with a script, which I am checking into d-i for now,