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From "Christian Rosenberger" <>
Subject Re: [RT] The Bootable Cocoon Demo CD
Date Tue, 04 May 2004 18:54:46 GMT
Hi Tony!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tony Collen" <>
Sent: Tuesday, May 04, 2004 8:50 PM
Subject: [RT] The Bootable Cocoon Demo CD

> Has anyone had any luck (or even tried) to create a bootable CD with a
> working Cocoon/Jetty installed?

There is a Knoppix remastered CD for Java/Tomcat/JBoss:

> I've played a little with Knoppix [1], and I was impressed with what
> they can cram into a single CD.  There's even docs about remastering
> Knoppix to suit your needs [2].
> Things to think about:
> o No writable disk.  This means there would be nowhere to put logs and
> other stuff.  Does Knoppix have a ramdisk?

Yes, it has. Works great.

> o Speed.  Not sure if this would be a factor.

With enough RAM this should be no problem.

> o Distributing other software.  I'm not sure what Sun has to say about
> distributing their JRE. I think it would be fine.  Acrobat Reader would
> be another "must" to show off the FOP.  SVG viewers are good as well.
> It would be really cool to pop in a CD, and have the system boot to a
> web browser with a running instance of Cocoon.  I'm not totally sure how
> useful it would be, but it might be worth at least checking out.
Think it would be very good for demonstration purpose. You could have your
applications on an usb stick and mount this directory to the live CD.



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