[Mono-dev] Is it possible to run ASP.NET from a CD?

Paolo Molaro lupus at ximian.com
Wed Dec 19 11:08:56 EST 2007

On 12/19/07 Joe Audette wrote:
> Was wondering if its theoretically possible to run xsp2 directly from
> a cd. I've seen some posts about embedding mono but don't really know
> what is involved. If anyone can confirm whether its possible or point
> me to any information that might help I'd appreciate it.
> What I'm thinking about is being able to run mojoportal directly from
> a cd probably with SQLite. Obviously it would be read only but I can
> see if it could be done it would be great for making demos and also
> maybe I could make a utility to import export from other db platforms
> so a site could be backed up and archived to cd in a way that you can
> see the site as it was at the time of backup.

You basically always need a ram disk, so if you setup the proper links
(or mount points: there is a filesystem that allows you to view a ro
filesystem as rw) you can easily do it.


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