CD boot installer for Windows contribution
cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Tue Sep 11 16:48:36 BST 2007
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 12:38:57PM +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 01:25:53PM +0200, Krzysztof Lichota wrote:
> > I would like to contribute back to Ubuntu (as my upstream vendor) the CD
> > boot installer for Windows which I have created for my derived distro
> > (Olá! OS).
> > It is Windows installer based on Instlux which allows booting system
> > from CD without modifying BIOS, by modifying Windows boot loader sequence.
> > It is different from Instlux because it does not require kernel nor
> > initrd image and it is thus tiny (about 200 KB).
> Is this substantially different from
> https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/installer-for-windows which is
> currently in progress?
I believe it's a subset of this; Agostino Russo recently told me that
he'd added this feature to Wubi (which should land on Ubuntu live CDs
RSN, though may take a little while longe to actually work).
Colin Watson [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]
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