[ale] Custom bootable CD or DVD
cfowler at outpostsentinel.com
Tue Aug 26 16:38:43 EDT 2008
> Hi everyone,
> I've been tasked with building a turn-key Linux box that will boot
> from a CD or DVD and run one specific application. It will need
> to have an HD or SSD available for swapping and writing logfiles, but
> the OS, the custom user-land application, and all required libraries
> will run from the CD.
> I've played around with DIY Linux before, and got to the point of
> booting a custom CD with Busybox and a shell. However, from an
> "enterprise friendliness" standpoint it would be good to base this
> project on a mainstream distro. Is there any particular distro I
> should look at? In the absence of suggestions otherwise, I hear a
> faint voice yelling "Slack!" in the distance...
I can do this with my eyes closed and one hand behind my back. Now,
what I've been wanting to do is the EXACT SAME thing with FreeBSD. I
have no clue.
Anyone point me to some good docs?
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