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Re: UI in French?


Am 23.09.2010 16:44, schrieb Gilles:
> At 16:30 23/09/2010, Goh Lip wrote:
>> But just to add or elaborate, what I did was to install Lubuntu like
>> to a hard disk but it is to a usb stick instead. That's the whole
>> explanation. The advantages are that, of course, there is no need for
>> persistent or casper-rw, and things should process faster. There
>> might be some things to watch out for, like setting grub to hard disk
>> instead of to the usb stick, as some have found out.
> Sounds good. However, the image that is sent to the USB key is the
> current Lubuntu ISO, while I need to remove most of the items in the
> Menu, add a couple of applications, so I guess this is not what I
> need, and I should look at "remastering" the ISO from the customized,
> running USB key.
>> Normally, at every kernel change, the system will, besides updating
>> the grub menu or grub.cfg, it will create both the  initrd and
>> syslink and /vmlinuz and syslink to /root. However, until recently, I
>> noticed Lubuntu was not doing this, as compared to ubuntu and
>> kubuntu. Also even if it does this now, we had to take care that it
>> is done to the casper directory instead and named properly, as Leszek
>> has just pointed out to me just now.
> BTW, does someone know exactly how initrd.(gz|lz) is built? Am I
> correct in thinking it's just grabbing everything in /lib/modules/ and
> compressing them in a single file?
Its grabbing the modules it needs plus the init script
(/usr/share/initramfs-tools/) and for livecds also the casper scripts.
(/usr/share/initramfs-tools/scripts & /usr/share/capser)  

> Thank you.
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