One thing that was mentioned was that the filesystem was read only in
knoppix -- which would mean you'd have to figure out how to store your
I have a feeling (but not sure how they do it), that with Knoppix
3.8+? they changed the filesystem layout a lot. I heard you could
make the volume appear as writable, with the differences stored in
RAM. If this is true -- that's really cool stuff. Make sure you use
a recent knoppix, and let me know how you go :-)
We once customised a Knoppix 3.7?, but we used a contractor (Patryk)
to do the work. He's been to MySQL UG Brisbane, so he might feel like
joining this thread :-)
On 10/9/05, Paul McArdle <paul.mcardles@stripped> wrote:
> may have some info for you. I only had a quick look.
> Regards Paul
> On 10/6/05, Ronald Bradford <mysql@stripped> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > Following on from a discussion from Tuesday night, I'm going to go down
> > the track of creating a bootable CD/DVD for training/demo purposes of my
> > currently developed software.
> > I know of and have used Knoppix as a standalone bootable distro, but I'm
> > interested to know if anybody else has used or recommends any other
> > distros.
> > I'm open to the underlying source distro, as I usually compile from
> > scratch, apache/php/phpmyadmin/tomcat, and use binary of mysql. But I
> > also require java, (which I still use 1.4.2 so this is now generally
> > available on a wide number of platforms). Historically I had no luck
> > with BSD but this was few years ago now.
> > My preference is however a RedHat derivative as I'm more familiar with
> > system administration commands and operations.
> > Thanks
> > Regards
> > Ronald Bradford
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