An Entirely Different Approach on LiveCD Installer.

(``-_-´´) -- Fernando Ubuntu at
Mon Feb 12 13:19:35 UTC 2007

Would this also make it possible to load everything into memory, and
leave the CD eject?

similar to what kurumin and knoppix

On 2/12/07, Joel Bryan Juliano <joelbryan.juliano at> wrote:
> Since Squashfs 3.1 had been released, it now supports specifying "the
> filename or the directory within the Squashfs filesystem that is to be
> extracted, rather than always extracting the entire filesystem."[1]
> This allows the LiveCD to function in different ways rather than
> loading the entire desktop onto the memory. For example, make the
> LiveCD to load only the necessary files to run the Desktop, but only
> of limited applications. This may help breaking the minimum memory
> requirements of the LiveCD which is really big. Another approach is to
> create a RHGB/Firstboot like application that would only be used for
> installing the LiveCD onto the system, that works like the alternative
> install CD, but on X.
> Would this be a great idea to be included in SoC 2007?
> Any Comments?
> [1] - squashfs-3.1r2 CHANGES and README
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