[crux-devel] ANN: CRUX 2.5-test2

junkie percy.lau at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 08:11:46 UTC 2008


where can i  download crux-2.5-test iso?

On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Juergen Daubert <jue at jue.li> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 06:14:13PM +0200, Clemens Koller wrote:
> > Hello, Juergen!
>
> Hello Clemens,
>
> > Juergen Daubert schrieb:
> >> we are happy to announce that a test-release of CRUX 2.5 is available
> >> now [1]. Please give it a good test and report any problem. Remember,
> >> the glibc port does not build locales, see [2] how to generate them.
> >
> > Thanks for your work!
>
> Thanks for testing!
>
> > CRUX-2.5-test2 seems to work here... even after doing strange
> > thiongs like this:
> >
> > I am looking for a way to install CRUX from an already
> > booted foreign linux system without the necessity to boot
> > from the CRUX CD.
> >
> > Sometimes I cannot access the console (hosted machine), there
> > is no CDROM-drive (netbook) and no quick way to boot from
> > a CRUX USB without building one manually.
> >
> > Currently, I mount the .iso, unsquashfs crux.squashfs, copy /cdrom/crux
> > to the unpacked squashfs, chroot into it and run setup from there.
> > Well, everything seems to work fine... the only thing which I need
> > to install manually is unsquashfs from squashfs-tools.
> >
> > 1) Does it make sense to include unsquashfs with the CRUX CD?
>
> Hmm, not sure what you mean. A squashfs package on the iso or the
> unsquashfs as part of the binaries available after booting the iso?
> In both cases it dosn't solve your problem IMO, because you either
> need unsuashfs to access the iso, or a running crux system to install
> the package. Or do I miss something?
>
> > 2) Is there a simpler way to achieve above installation
> > method aside of building my own un-iso/squashfsed CRUX?
>
> Good question, but don't think so. Would you mind writing a short
> guide in our wiki, please?
>
> Regards
> Juergen
>
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