Create my own linux ISO

Lars Rasmussen lars.rasmussen at
Thu Mar 8 21:57:10 MST 2007

I'd like to see this type of delta torrent with Knoppix - downloading
full DVD images can still take time.

I'd also be curious to see how much is changed in an EN versus a DE version...


On 3/8/07, Brian Hawkins <brianhks at> wrote:
> It's even better then that.  When I release MyLinux 1.1 I do it as a
> full bittorrent image.  You can download it all by itself.  If however
> you have already downloaded MyLinux 1.0 the client can utilize a little
> extra info that is placed in the .torrent file to find matching blocks
> in 1.0 and apply them to the 1.1 image.  It is really quite cool.
> Brian
> Steve wrote:
> > Ok let me see if I got this straight.
> > You have MyLinux 1.0 you release as a torrent.  Next you want to
> > release MyLinux 1.1 also as a torrent.
> > What you are trying to do is to have the MyLinux 1.1 torrent released
> > not as a single large iso, but as a patch delta against MyLinux 1.0
> > with only the differing files coming down the pike?

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