[Rule] Whither RULE?

Chris Schumann chris at idlelion.net
Mon Aug 27 19:41:32 EEST 2007

Fedora also offers a LiveCD. Once it boots, it offers an installation 
program on the desktop. It runs Anaconda and copies an install image to 
the hard drive, which has a limited package list.


C David Rigby wrote:
> Hello Bruno,
> Thanks for the information. Our goal for slinky has generally been to 
> install from the first CD of a multi-CD set. It is less common to see a 
> DVD reader on resource constrained systems. However, I've just browsed a 
> few repositories and it does seem that there is only a DVD.iso 
> available. Well, that should make things interesting. I also note that 
> there is now a Internet installation option, which I did not see 
> previously (I've not worked with fedora since core 5). I'll research 
> revisor and read through the mailing lists as I get started on a revised 
> slinky.
> Regards
> CDRigby
> On 8/26/07, *Bruno Wolff III* <bruno at wolff.to <mailto:null_address"http://lists.hellug.gr/mailman/listinfo/rule-list">bruno at wolff.to>> 
> wrote:
>     On Thu, Aug 23, 2007 at 19:27:14 +0800,
>       C David Rigby <c.david.rigby at gmail.com
>     <mailto:null_address"http://lists.hellug.gr/mailman/listinfo/rule-list">c.david.rigby at gmail.com>> wrote:
>      >
>      > I am also willing to take a look at updating slinky for Fedora 7
>     if Franz is
>      > unable to continue. I have the Fedora 7 iso available, though I
>     have not yet
>      > committed it to DVD+R. With the new laptop computer and the old
>     desktop
>     Note that the Fedora 7 DVD iso only contains a fraction of the
>     repository.
>     The F7 repository is about 9GB. There are about 4GB of updates
>     available.
>     Some of the things in the repo, but not in the iso, may be useful
>     for use
>     in small machines. There is also a tool, revisor, for making custom
>     install
>     and live CD/DVD isos. I have seen talk from time to time of working out
>     a minimal set of rpms on the fedora lists, but don't know where things
>     stand on that right now.
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