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From: Jonathan McLoughlin <jonathan.mcloughlin at gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 07:58:26 -0500
Subject: Re: [ILUG] Live CD howto.
To: Dale Dunlea <daledunlea at commergy.com>
For a live boot CD i would advise you check out www.morphix.org and ye
this is totally possible to get a small debian linux on a CD that will
run a script on startup mount HD chroot and patching begins but dont
believe this to be necessary what type of "patching" is it you are
On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 11:33:13 -0000, Dale Dunlea <daledunlea at commergy.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
>> I installed a kiosk system over the weekend (thanks to all on the cable
> question - RS232 to RJ45 worked a treat) and now comes the fun part.
> Maintenance. The screen is quite a distance away from the machine and so
> patching it is awkward. Also, I want minimal downtime and also want to
> make it easy for the user to upgrade the system.
>> My plan is to build a live CD which I can put into the kiosk system,
> boot it and have it autorun a patch script. Remove CD, reboot system,
> update applied.
>> So first of all, does this sound like a decent way of doing things? And
> secondly, what caveats should I be on the look out for in building a
> live CD?
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