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Re: release directories and naming for install images, live images, andisos

On 3/16/12 11:41 AM, Izumi Tsutsui wrote:
riz@ wrote:

(install-image and
live-image are x86-only at the moment, but there's no reason other
arches couldn't be made with the same framework;  they were added
recently by tsutsui@)
install-images are x86-only because it's intended for installation from
bootable USB flash memory and I don't know other ports which support
USB boot.

I understand this, and yet I could see a use for an image which could be placed on a disk, to be booted from directly, and make an install; it doesn't necessarily need to be USB. It could be SCSI.

live-images are available for more ports (pmax, sparc, sparc64, sun2, sun3,
and vax) which have good emulators, and don't require extra file systems
which is not supported by makefs(8).
(hpc* and zaurus ports requires MSDOSFS for bootstrap, for example)

OK, thanks.  I didn't look closely enough here, I guess.

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