RFC: location of source packages on livecd - discuss
lfs-list at projecthugo.co.uk
Wed Jan 25 08:55:36 PST 2006
Justin Knierim wrote:
> Maybe I am missing something here also. The filesystem of the LiveCD is
> not read-only. You can write and change whatever you like in it while
> it is running. The only limitation is how much RAM and swap you have,
> and it generally is considered a bad idea to build completely in RAM but
> on the hdd instead (yeah yeah, if you have 4+ GB ram then you can but
> for the average computer...).
Read-only was a bad choice of words and incorrect. "usable" in that most
users have between 512 - 1 gb ram. Thats not enough to boot the CD - and
then untar and build more than say %25 of the initial chapter 5.
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