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Re: Fedora 11 RC2 installation testing



Andre Robatino wrote in fedora-test-list:
I have made available a deltaiso from the i386 Preview DVD ISO to the i386 RC2 ISO. It is 233945224 bytes (about 6-7% the size of the full ISO) with MD5 f0413ba9d23be4dd1778a06f35c80a43, and can be downloaded from

http://www.yourfilelink.com/get.php?fid=497480

... To apply it, one needs to have the deltarpm package installed, and then run the command

applydeltaiso Fedora-11-Preview-i386-DVD.iso Fedora-11-Preview_rc2-i386-DVD.diso Fedora-11-i386-DVD.iso

... Of course, one should check the sha256sum of the final ISO (listed in Fedora-11-i386-CHECKSUM as 07f1229ad5717d63d2e08d556b9221be71a825ad83b9090b4632bf7208189bf6) ... This was just done as a demonstration. ...

Hmm...  Make the technology work *for* you.  A novel idea.

Maybe the GA could be distributed the same way, like to mirrors and end users. It only works for places that already have the previous image (i.e., Preview in this case), but that's at least the testers.

Worth it?


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