[Grml] Re: USB boot success: grml-big-0.5 + grml2hd-0.5.5

Andreas Gredler jimmy at grml.org
Thu Nov 24 07:23:56 CET 2005

On Wed, Nov 23, 2005 at 03:37:12PM -0700, Mark wrote:
> > Maybe my explanation helps. Think about it. There's no other way to
> > install a system with a live-cd. Unless you want to download all
> > packages from the net again.
> It's fairly simple.  You boot the live CD.  It has services you don't
> want on installed to the USB drive.  So, the installer script, prior to
> copy-all, just invokes the CD's own package manager and un-installs the
> unwanted packages from the running CD system.  Then it performs the
> copy-all to hard disk.

Mika already mentioned why this approach is not used. But you can use
this method yourself manually. Deinstall the packages and then run
grml2hd. Or write yourself a simple script to handle it for you.

greets Jimmy

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