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Re: Taroon annoyance

On 25 Jul 2003, Jeremy Portzer wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-07-25 at 18:37, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > On Friday 25 July 2003 15:23, Rick Johnson wrote:
> > > This happened well over 10 times during the entire install for me.
> > 
> > The problem is that AS and WS share the same disk2 and 3, but different 
> > disk 1s.  Because of the order the RPMS have to be installed in, this 
> > can lead to the multiple swapping of disks.  Some work _might_ be able 
> > to be done to lower the number of swaps, but *shrug*
> I wonder why they decided to use the same disk2 and disk3 for both
> versions?  Wouldn't it have been simpler to make each version a separate
> distro, using the normal procedure for determining the order of the
> disks?  Then there would be no swapping necessary, just like RHL[P].  Or
> am I missing some major point here?

My guess is because all of the archs for this make it huge. Something like
26 gig. I think they were trying to save space. With hardlinking it comes
down to around 18 gig but that is still huge compared to a normal release.

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