Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

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Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby DontPanic » Sun Dec 20, 2009 16:05

Press Release: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 x86/x86-64

This updated release keeps with the tradition of the CoreCD 4.2 release. The CoreCD is designed with a minimalistic feature set to provide a foundation for building a customized installation tailored to the users specific needs.

As with the previous CoreCD release, CoreCD is a text-based release. There is no X-Server, Gnome, or KDE
provided.

    Feature list:
  • Bootable Image suitable for a CD or USB thumb drive (~300MB-350MB)
  • Text-Based installer
  • Basic default networking
  • Entropy and Portage ready

The CoreCD release is targeted to advanced users who want to take full control of the features and packages installed on their system. Sabayon's Entropy package manager can be utilized as soon as the CoreCD release is installed to quickly build out the installation based on the users exact requirements. The CoreCD also has the capability to install packages using the Portage package management system.

For more information, please see the "Visual Tour: CoreCD" on Sabayon's Wiki.

Networking Notes: Advanced user skills may be necessary to implement networking on the CoreCD. The CoreCD can provide simple dhcp networking over wired networks by default. Most advanced networking configurations will require configuration by the user, possibly requiring "chroot-ing" into the CoreCD environment from another Linux environment with working networking.

Resources for Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1:
Kernel Configuration:
- Sabayon 5.1 CoreCD x86 kernel config
- Sabayon 5.1 CoreCD amd64 kernel config
Packages list:
- Sabayon Linux 5.1 CoreCD x86 Packages
- Sabayon Linux 5.1 CoreCD amd64 Packages

Download sources
Our Mirrors Page:
- http://www.sabayon.org/download
Bittorrent:
- http://tracker.sabayon.org/
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Re: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby wolfden » Sun Dec 20, 2009 22:00

Thanks Mitch!
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Re: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby joost » Sun Dec 20, 2009 23:08

remember that you can make use of the gnome set on core.

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equo install @gnome


Read here how to create your own sets.
http://joostruis.blogspot.com/2009/12/c ... -sets.html

Any additional suggestions for other sets are most welcome.
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Re: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby Thev00d00 » Sun Dec 20, 2009 23:15

Woohoo! Good work Mitch
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Re: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby lxnay » Mon Dec 21, 2009 8:52

Fantastic!
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Re: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby squall68 » Tue Dec 22, 2009 7:38

Thanks for yours work!
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Re: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby Bellwether » Sun Nov 20, 2011 19:56

Hi,

We find this version of Sabayon (5.1), to be useful in one of our niche' products. Are there any major performance problems with this version?
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Re: Sabayon Linux CoreCD 5.1 Release

Postby DontPanic » Mon Nov 21, 2011 15:28

This product is two years old now, and long retired.

Sabayon is a rolling distribution. So CoreCD 5.1 itself has not seen any updates.

We have changed our naming conventions somewhat in the meantime.

The SpinBase release more closely resembles the CoreCD release.

We also have a CoreCDX release which has a Graphical Xorg environment added.

We had to make this change when the upstream vendor for our installer stopped supporting a full console-based installer.
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