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Re: Scrubbing boot.iso from CD1 and DVD



On Thursday, January 29 2009, Daniel P. Berrange said:
> On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 09:01:11PM -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> > I've committed code to pungi that will prevent boot.iso from being on
> > CD1 and the DVD.  I've had various discussions with folks about this in
> > the past, and given that boot.iso is 122M on x86_64 that's a lot of
> > packages we could have instead.  In the past, boot.iso was much smaller
> > and it wasn't a big cost, things have changed.
> > 
> > If anybody has a really good reason for why we should continue to put
> > boot.iso on the media, speak now.
> 
> We still have the kernel+initrd for pxeboot on the CD1/DVD, right ? If
> so, then killing boot.iso from the CD1/DVD image shouldn't any problem 
> for the virt provisioning tools POV.

Yep, we have to have one copy of them for isolinux to boot the install and 
then just hardlink them out to all the other locations on the disc that people
semi-expect to find them.

Jeremy


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