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Re: [Paparazzi-devel] linux live cd

From: nisma
Subject: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] linux live cd
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 22:36:07 +0200 (CEST)

No, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS need PAE and the popular second hand laptops usually don´t have it, like thinkpad and others.
Further the ram usage and graphic driver have several issues that are points against using ubuntu for base station using cheap used laptops.
live cd should not only be the code running paparazzi, but should contain gis tools like openstreetmap, wine, gps tools,
flightgear, digital video image stabilisation software, licence plate recognition, moving maps, frequence monitoring with dab stick,
software for ADS-B receiver, nasa digital elevation map, dgps base reference station software, ... .
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 20. Juni 2013 um 15:17 Uhr
Von: "Felix Ruess" <address@hidden>
An: "Paparazzi devel list" <address@hidden>
Betreff: Re: [Paparazzi-devel] linux live cd
If you want to make a new live CD (can be converted to bootable usb stick), I would strongly suggest to base it on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS.
Then add the paparazzi ppa and the packages in there...
You could take a look at Ubuntu Builder, some info:
Cheers, Felix
On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 2:50 PM, <address@hidden> wrote:
Hi, it´s not better to have a working live CD , Kernel 3.6.11 in order to test paparazzi.
I write live-CD, but the deal is having a bootable usb stick, or a bootable cd and usb stick where the paparazzi code resides insiede the usb stick.
Tell me what type of packages is needed, inkl GEO tools, ... and i build such a image. I´m unsure if i should use a cd image or a dvd image or split the image.
The 64bit system need a dvd image, but on the other side, beside memory, that can be limited, i personally don´t see the advantage of running it on 64bit, but
for testing, it could be advantageous.
Tell me what do you think and what packages is needed.  The proposed live cd will be based on knoppix
and the usb add-on use overlay FS in order to be transparend for the user and that the base linux distribution don´t need to be updated that often.

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