Create an internet-connected embedded USB gadget that locates the latest openSUSE / SLES ISOs and exposes them to the connected host as USB mass storage. The purpose of such a device is to improve installation time and reduce waste:

  • no need to locate, download or burn to DVD / USB stick
  • only download packages (ISO ranges) that are to be installed on the target system
  • check HTTPS certificate for download source
    • sha256 checksum may be verified, but this would require full ISO download

A secondary goal of this project is to learn the Rust programming language, hence the use of Rust for the user-space implementation.

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  • almost 7 years ago: dmdiss originated this project.

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