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cdlaforc
26th December 2006, 09:39 PM
Hello,
I was wondering if anyone knew of any documentation out there of how to build a custom distro based on Fedora linux. I'm not really wondering for any particular reason I just thought it would be cool to tinker with it a little while also learning more on the inner working of linux and how everything fits together.

tux21
26th December 2006, 09:49 PM
http://wiki.blagblagblag.org/Building_BLAG30000

Jman
27th December 2006, 12:33 AM
A tool is in development to rebuild Fedora distros called pungi. (https://hosted.fedoraproject.org/projects/pungi/)

I'm glad of it, finally the general process is no longer a mystery.

ZeusZon
27th December 2006, 01:21 AM
I was wondering if anyone knew of any documentation out there of how to build a custom distro based on Fedora linux. I'm not really wondering for any particular reason I just thought it would be cool to tinker with it a little while also learning more on the inner working of linux and how everything fits together.

Oh dear, I want to know now.


A tool is in development to rebuild Fedora distros called pungi.

I'm glad of it, finally the general process is no longer a mystery.

oh dear, there goes all my free time.

Looks interesting. Thank you.

cdlaforc
27th December 2006, 06:43 AM
Thanks to all who responded. I just figured I'd do a tinkering. Lately I've been trying to build a liveusb, and had some problems. I figure if I understand the whole build better it might give me a better idea on the liveusb as well. Right now I have the FC6 live iso on my pc and I can run it with qemu, so I could probably just put the iso and qemu on a usb memory key and run it that way, but we'll see.

cdlaforc
27th December 2006, 04:48 PM
Jman,
Can you explain the difference between pugi and pilgrim for me?

Jman
28th December 2006, 05:12 AM
pilgrim targets flash drive images (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraSummit/LiveCD) while pungi rebuilds Fedora CD images. They do have very similar goals, one of the items on that page is to integrate them.

That would be pretty sweet, making a custom selection of Fedora packages, then creating both install and live images. Even cooler would be if you could install from the live images, like Ubuntu, but that's still a ways off.