Commit d5102724 authored by Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi's avatar Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi
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[archiso] Update docs

Signed-off-by: default avatarGerardo Exequiel Pozzi <>
parent 34d6ef3f
......@@ -35,13 +35,6 @@ menuentry "Arch Linux (x86_64)" {
initrd (loop)/arch/boot/x86_64/archiso.img
menuentry "Arch Linux (i686)" {
set isofile="/<TARGET-PATH>/archlinux-<YYYY>.<MM>.<DD>-dual.iso"
loopback loop (hd<D>,<P>)$isofile
linux (loop)/arch/boot/i686/vmlinuz img_label=<TARGET-FS-LABEL> img_loop=$isofile
initrd (loop)/arch/boot/i686/archiso.img
** ISO in memdisk mode.
......@@ -49,8 +42,6 @@ Note: Described method is for using with SYSLINUX. Anyway MEMDISK from SYSLINUX
with other bootloaders.
SYSLINUX is installed on target media and archlinux-<YYYY>.<MM>.<DD>-dual.iso
is at path <TARGET-PATH>.
On 32-bit systems, is needed to pass vmalloc=nnM to the kernel, where nn is the size
of the ISO image plus 64 MiB (or 128 MiB).
LABEL arch_x64
......@@ -58,11 +49,6 @@ LABEL arch_x64
INITRD /<TARGET-PATH>/archlinux-<YYYY>.<MM>.<DD>-dual.iso
LABEL arch_x32
LINUX memdisk
INITRD /<TARGET-PATH>/archlinux-<YYYY>.<MM>.<DD>-dual.iso
** Network booting (PXE).
......@@ -114,12 +100,12 @@ methods can be used to serve the rest of live-medium.
Note: Adjust ARCH_201408 as needed.
Note: Adjust ARCH_201703 as needed.
# cat << EOF > /tmp/nbd-server.conf
readonly = true
exportname = /dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201408
exportname = /dev/disk/by-label/ARCH_201703
# nbd-server -C /tmp/nbd-server.conf
......@@ -49,7 +49,7 @@ INDEX
Default: "256M"
* cow_chunksize= Set chunksize used for dm-snapshot. This is number
of 512 byte blocks to write at once.
Default: "8"
Default: "8"
* copytoram_size= Set the size of tmpfs. This space is used for
airootfs.sfs image if copytoram=y.
Size is in bytes (suffix with "k", "m" and "g") or
......@@ -54,9 +54,9 @@ Nomeclature:
<MNT-TARGET-N>: Mount point path where <DEV-TARGET-N> is mounted
(example: /mnt/sdx/1)
<ISO-SOURCE>: Path to the ISO file archlinux-<YYYY>.<MM>.<DD>-dual.iso
(example: ~/archlinux-2012.07.22-dual.iso)
(example: ~/archlinux-2017.03.01-dual.iso)
<FS-LABEL>: Represents the filesystem label of the <ISO-SOURCE>
(example: ARCH_201302)
(example: ARCH_201703)
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