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



On Fri, Feb 06, 2009 at 02:06:34PM -0500, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Feb 2009, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > 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. :-)
> 
> ok, that clears that up.  and should i assume that i really should
> have asked this (and all f11-related questions) on the fedora-test
> list?  i'm guessing i should have.

That would probably guarantee you an answer, just because I don't
catch all the posts here daily.  But it's well asked, in any case, and
I'm glad I could put the answer in front of this list too.

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