On Thu, 2006-01-19 at 22:54 +0100, tony wrote:
Le jeudi 19 janvier 2006 à 12:15 -0500, Jeremy Katz a écrit :
> I spent a little bit of time a few months ago looking at Kadischi and
> sent Darko a bit of feedback (also based on some mail from him on what
> he saw the next steps as being). So, I figure it's time that I take
> that information and dump it for the wider audience now.
> * The initrds currently being generated by Kadischi are from a one off
> script rather than utilizing mkinitrd. This means that you have to
> generate the initrd by hand afterwards instead of having the kernel post
> script do it for you. It also means that changes have to be tracked in
> the Kadischi version of the script. With the mkinitrd currently in
> rawhide, there is the ability to override commands from nash. Also,
> with the support for handling multiple initramfs's, a secondary
> initramfs can be created that just has the overriden commands. For
> ensuring that modules get included in the initrd, there is some support
> for overriding things that are detected via /etc/sysconfig/mkinitrd --
> we probably want to make it so that anaconda ensures
> that /etc/sysconfig/mkinitrd is generated correctly so the first time an
> initrd is created, it's "right"
Now I understand... Jeez all those hours wasted looking at this from all
Jeremy you got anything else you must tell us? =:-D
Heh, that was what was on the top of my head. Just was traveling all
week (my first batch of mail was the first time I was in the airport,
this was from my flight back :-)
The language stuff I just nuke in my comps.xml, my live CD must be
French and English period.
That doesn't ensure that the mo files from /usr/share/locale aren't
What about ssh keygen? How does one get around that? I am thinking
the lines of someone wanting to ssh from work into a VDR based PVR, his
mom has to reboot the computer and it takes ages to generate keys...
I think you actually really do want to generate the keys everytime.
Otherwise, it's confusing when you move a live cd from one machine to
another. Possibly having a way to keep various state items (including
this) on something like a USB key or a partition makes sense, but you
almost certainly don't want it on the CD.