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Live-CD: Start of Installer Without Desktop

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It should be possible to start the Live-CD installer directly from boot menu on low-memory systems without having to load a complete desktop.


icons/user_comment.png J. G. wrote: (9 years ago)

--- /etc/init.d/xdm    2008-12-03 13:11:28.000000000 +0530+++ xdm    2009-05-12 12:20:36.000000000 +0530 -179,7 +179,12 @@                 rc_exit             fi     fi-    startproc -p $PIDFILE $DISPLAYMANAGER $XDMOPTIONS || rc_failed+    if cat /proc/cmdline | grep -q startinstall; then+            X :0&+            DISPLAY=:0 yast2 --fullscreen live-installer+        else+        startproc -p $PIDFILE $DISPLAYMANAGER $XDMOPTIONS || rc_failed+        fi     # After a crash or a kill signal we may have     # a wrong owner ship of /dev/xconsole     if rc_status ; then

icons/user_comment.png J. G. wrote: (9 years ago)

Hmm, comment section is broken.


icons/user_comment.png S. K. wrote: (8 years ago)

I did something similiar.

icons/user_comment.png J. S. wrote: (9 years ago)

Looks like an interesting idea (and this solution looks really simple), anyway, will there be any benefit compared to classic installation, especially regarding memory requirements?

icons/user_comment.png S. K. wrote: (9 years ago)

it's a much smaller download

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