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Re: f11 alpha x86_64 live KDE image too large to fit on CD?



On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 10:51:07AM -0800, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> --- On Fri, 2/6/09, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca> wrote:
> 
> > From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca>
> > Subject: f11 alpha x86_64 live KDE image too large to fit on CD?
> > To: "Fedora List" <fedora-list redhat com>
> > Date: Friday, February 6, 2009, 10:29 AM
> > 
> > i downloaded the set of F11 alpha live images and all burned to CD
> > properly except for the one above, which k3b rejected as being too
> > large to fit on a CD:
> > 
> > 667088896 2009-02-06 13:04 F11-Alpha-i686-Live.iso
> > 731385856 2009-02-06 13:07 F11-Alpha-i686-Live-KDE.iso
> > 671713280 2009-02-06 13:06 F11-Alpha-x86_64-Live.iso
> > 737335296 2009-02-06 13:06 F11-Alpha-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso
> > 
> > that has to be awfully close to the maximum capacity.  is that
> > really too large?  and why put out an image that just ever so
> > slightly goes over the limit?  or am i misreading something?
> 
> Other than using DVD media, maybe overburn option?
> 
> would help/not help at all.
> 
> Yes, it does go over the limit, guess it is best to use DVD media
> for that one.

As I understand it, the release engineers came to the point in the
schedule where they had to either release something that would work on
some CD burners and definitely would work for DVD/USB media, or simply
not release a KDE spin of Fedora 11 Alpha.  They opted to make sure
KDE users were properly incented to try it out. :-)

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