On Fri, 2009-01-09 at 09:58 -0500, Forrest Taylor wrote:
On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 21:01 -0600, Jerry Vonau wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-01-08 at 16:18 -0500, Forrest Taylor wrote:
> > I am trying to build a CentOS 5.1 Live image on Fedora 10. It builds
> > the image, but when I try to run it, it fails to boot with:
> > mount: could not find filesystem '/dev/root'
> > I was able to successfully build CentOS5.1 on another CentOS 5 machine
> > using the repo provided by nanotechnologies.qc.ca. However, it uses the
> > older livecd-tools-013. I rebuilt livecd-tools-020 on CentOS5, but I
> > get the same error that I had on F10.
> > Does anyone know what changed in the newer livecd-tools that no longer
> > supports CentOS5?
> Yea, mayflower, the thing that builds the initrd for the livecd, was
> moved from livecd-tools to mkinitrd after livecd-tools-013.
That explains why the newer livecd-tools didn't work. However, why
didn't it work in F10? I.e., why can't I create a CentOS5 Live CD in
If I'm wrong someone should correct me, the livecd build process is
using the mkinitrd from CentOS, mkinitrd is being run in a chroot
environment, in the target image.