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Re: Do we need split media CDs for F12?

On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 07:04:12PM +0300, Jussi Lehtola wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-06-13 at 09:34 -0500, Chris Adams wrote:
> > Once upon a time, Matt Domsch <Matt_Domsch dell com> said:
> > > CDs had their place, back when DVD readers weren't commonplace, and
> > > before we had LiveCD/LiveUSB medias. Now, DVDs are fairly common, the
> > > LiveCDs work great for a lot of installs, and we have both a small
> > > (158MB) network-based bootable CD installer for new installs that
> > > would require a CD, and preupgrade for upgrading from an older distro
> > > version to the next. Let's kill off split media CDs for Fedora 12.
> > > 
> > > Your thoughts?
> > 
> > Sounds good to me.  Keep the LiveCDs and netboot CD and remove the other
> > CD images.
> Hmm, I'd want netboot.img back, since I normally use a USB stick to
> start the network install (OK, there is the possibility of using
> livecd-iso-to-disk, but that's a lot more hassle than downloading a
> minimalistic img and running dd).

We have it, it's now called netinst.iso

(and other architectures too).

Matt Domsch
Technology Strategist, Dell Office of the CTO
linux.dell.com & www.dell.com/linux

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