Paranoid Penguin - Customizing Linux Live CDs, Part III

Further notes on custom live CD security.

Mick Bauer ( is Network Security Architect for one of the US's largest banks. He is the author of the O'Reilly book Linux Server Security, 2nd edition (formerly called Building Secure Servers With Linux), an occasional presenter at information security conferences and composer of the “Network Engineering Polka”.



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Upgrading kernel in the live-cd

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I followed all the instruction to create a "customized live cd"
form ubuntu-8.10-desktop-i386.iso
It had 2.6.27-7 kernel. In the process, I upgraded the kernel
to 2.6.27-11, but the end CD still boots with 2.6.27-7.
What else do I need to do to be able to boot with the new

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