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1 Linux Live Kit
2 ==============
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4 Use this set of scripts to turn your existing preinstalled Linux
5 distribution into a Live Kit (formely known as Live CD).
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6 Make sure to extract and use it on a posix-compatible filesystem,
7 since it creates some (sym)links and such.
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9 * Before you start building your Kit, edit the file ./.config
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10 Most importantly change the LIVEKITNAME variable.
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12 * Make sure your kernel is in /boot/vmlinuz
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14 * You may also wish to replace boot graphics in ./bootfiles/bootlogo.png
15 and reorganize isolinux.cfg to fit your needs (when editing the file,
16 keep all paths in /boot/, it will be rellocated during LiveKit creation)
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18 * If you plan to boot your Live Kit from CD, you need to recompile
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19 syslinux.bin else it won't be able to boot your Live Kit from directory
20 LIVEKITNAME. There is a script prepared for you which will handle all
21 of that. Simply go to directory ./tools/ and run isolinux.bin.update ...
22 it will update ./bootfiles/isolinux.bin automatically by downloading
23 isolinux sources, patching them using your actual LIVEKITNAME and
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24 recompiling. This step is not needed if you plan to boot from USB only.
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26 * If you have tmpfs mounted on /tmp, make sure you have enough RAM
27 since LiveKit will store lots of data there. If you are low on RAM,
28 make sure /tmp is a regular on-disk directory.
29
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30 * When done, run the ./build script to create your Live Kit
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31 - it will create ISO and TAR files for you in /tmp
32 - make sure you have enough free space in /tmp to handle it
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35 Author: Tomas M. <http://www.linux-live.org>
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