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 Modified Linux Mint 9 LiveCD, with Fit-PC2 kernel and module 
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Joined: Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:21 pm
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Post Modified Linux Mint 9 LiveCD, with Fit-PC2 kernel and module
Hey all,

I made a modified version of the LInux Mint 9 32-bit Gnome LiveCD that includes the fit-pc2 kernel and drivers inside the initrd, and the squashfs. With this, I can now boot my fit-pc2 into the Linux Mint 9 Live CD and have wifi work correctly.

I've posted the ISO up on a
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The main changes are:
1) There is another vmlinuz in /casper which has the linux-image-2.6.35-34-fitpc2 image.
2) There is another initrd in /casper which is a duplicate of the original with the linux-image-2.6.35-34-fitpc2 modules an added "insmod" in "scripts/functions" to load the squashfs driver,
3) casper/filesystem.squashfs now also contains the linux-image-2.6.35-34-fitpc2 kernel and drivers.
4) I've modified the isolinux.cfg to default to the fitpc2 image.

Note that I haven't actually tried directly booting off the CD using the isolinux.cfg. Instead, I've been manually hacking grub lines to load the image. So though I know the kernel, initrd, and filesystem.squashfs all work properly, I'm only guessing at whether or not the isolinux.cfg work correct. I haven't been able to test it cause I don't have a USB CDRom to play with.

Let me know how it works!


Sun Sep 11, 2011 11:45 pm
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Post Re: Modified Linux Mint 9 LiveCD, with Fit-PC2 kernel and mo
Could you post any details on how you did this? or point me in the direction of some helpful information on how to do this?


Tue Jun 05, 2012 10:40 pm
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