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Re: Debian style net-install ISOs (from FudCON Raleigh)



Les Mikesell wrote:
> Chris Adams wrote:
> 
>> Once upon a time, Michael DeHaan <mdehaan redhat com> said:
>>> I imagine the bandwidth savings for Fedora could be huge
>>
>>
>> Doubtful.  That DVD download is usually used more than once, while all
>> network installs will always download a whole lot of stuff each time.
> 
> 
> Reasonable proxy behavior would mostly fix that.

A base + software development install for x86 is about 3GB on disk,
or 1.5GB on install media.  Many proxies don't cache that much,
so the savings usually are not so large.

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