Install CD with lzma compression
christian at leber.de
Wed Jan 4 19:30:29 GMT 2006
I was wondering how much space could be saved with replacing the .gz
compression with lzma, so i tried it and the result ist:
-rw-r--r-- 1 ijuz ijuz 501211136 Jan 4 14:43 ubuntu-breezy-lzma-poc-01.iso
you can download it here:
(just a "proof-of-concept") (MD5 73bdf44abc204a4fcfebf902861243c7)
-rw-r--r-- 1 ijuz ijuz 647129088 2005-10-13 11:14 ubuntu-5.10-install-i386.iso
All data is included, i only recompressed the gzip compressed .deb packages
with lzma, i didn't know that some (the language packs) are compressed
with bzip2. And the udeb's are also not compressed with lzma because for
some reason there was some md5 error that i can't find.
(this measures would save additional 21 MB)
The Installation from CD works, after the reboot for some reason
ubuntu-desktop isn't installed automatically, i think that is because
the gpg signature isn't correct anymore obviously.
But i removed all other sources besides the CD from the sources.list and
was able to apt-get install ubuntu-desktop.
I can upload the patches if somebody is interested.
"Omnis enim res, quae dando non deficit, dum habetur et non datur,
nondum habetur, quomodo habenda est." (Aurelius Augustinus)
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