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Re: create large ISO installation image




On Sun, 15 Apr 2018 17:47:15 +0100
Brian <ad44@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sun 15 Apr 2018 at 18:02:39 +0200, Frank Hall wrote:
> 
> > I'm looking to create a large ISO installation image.
> > 
> > I will write the image to a large USB stick to use as installation
> > media.  Therefore, I may as well include all packages.
> > 
> > How do I assemble such an image?
> > 
> > I've read the manpage of build-simple-cdd and am none the wiser; nor
> > have I managed to find examples online.  I've also looked for .jigdo
> > files (to use as input to jigdo-lite(1)).  
> 
> You (and Richard Owlett) could find the "Installation" section on the
> front page of the wiki useful.
> 
> The Debian home page has a search box. Inputting "jigdo" should lead
> you to the DVD files.
> 

This brings you to the 3 blurays disks for a complete jigdo amd 64,
perhaps you can combine them:
https://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/jigdo-bd/

Be prepared, I wouldn't be wondered if it is > 100 GB.

I did some testing with jigdo from a local mirror, works like a
charm. Quick and easy.