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Old 12-28-2007, 01:31 PM
David Boles
Default Installing from the 3 DVD fedora 8 "Everything" re-spin

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Karl Larsen wrote:
> David Boles wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>>>> Ah well, I wonder if you wound up with proper .iso files or were they
>>>> .iso.tmp? And it is not clear to me that jigdo is really working for
>>>> Fedora yet.
> Jigdo on Fedora, the CLI version, works just fine Karl. The GUI version,
> Jigsaw, actually has a popup window warning you that it is buggy and
> does not work well.
> So? You are doing something wrong.
> In a terminal, as 'you', cd to /home/<user> This takes a lot of space)
> Put the DVD in your DVD drive and check that it mounts.
> This will line wrap here but this is all one one line and there is a
> space between jigdo-lite and http://)
> jigdo-lite
> http://jigdo.fedoraunity.org/templates/20071218/Fedora-Unity-20071218-8.jigdo
> (jigdo will download the jigdo configuration files for the Fedora 8
> updates)
> When the questions come up pick the DVD you want to update (6 is Fedora
> 8 i386 DVD)
> When the third question comes up type /media (nothing else just
> /media)
> Jidgo will scan your DVD, compare the packages with it's list, take the
> packages from the DVD that have not changed and put them in the template
> file. Jigdo will then download the updated files and put them in the
> template file. When it is done it will create your new DVD.iso.
> I know that this works. I have done it five times just out of curiosity.
> Once in Fedora 8. Once in Fedora Rawhide. Once in a Virtualbox Fedora
> Rawhide Guest running on a Host Fedora Rawhide. Once in Windows XP Pro.
> And once in a Virtualbox Fedora Rawhide Guest running on a Windows XP
> Pro Host. Success=5. Failures=0.

> OK fine David. I did it EXACLY like you say using 6 and it worked
> fine but had to stop it funny with Ctrl-c. But the result is on a DVD
> and it looks good! Since you have had success I will return to my manual
> writing.

I never had a problem at all Karl. And I am happy for you that you had
success too.

Here is a link to some information that might help with your project.

Using Jigdo to Download Re-Spin ISOs


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