[Grml] About grml bootid

Michael Prokop mika at grml.org
Wed Jul 21 22:11:32 CEST 2010

* T o n g <mlist4suntong at yahoo.com> [Wed Jul 21, 2010 at 03:56:24PM +0000]:
> On Sun, 13 Jun 2010 21:24:00 +0200, Ulrich Dangel wrote:

> >> - how would bootid work with integrating multiple-grml on the same USB?

> > grml2usb takes care of it.
> > Basically the process is:
> > If no /conf/bootid.txt is present, generate a random id and write it to
> > /conf/bootid.txt.
> > Read /conf/bootid.txt and adjust the bootid parameter for every
> > specified iso.

> Thanks for the reply. 

> OK, if I build my own flavour of grml via grml-live, and I want to 
> install it to the same USB key that an official flavour of grml has been 
> installed, would it be possible?

> According to the above, it seems impossible to me because there is only 
> one /conf/bootid.txt file on the USB key and the content in mine would be 
> different than the official one.

grml2usb generates the bootid for you, so it's supposed to "just
work" for your own flavour of grml. If it doesn't work it's a bug.

Enjoy. :)

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