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



On Fri, 6 Feb 2009 14:02:51 -0500
Carroll Grigsby <cgrigs earthlink net> wrote:

> On Fri, 6 Feb 2009 13:29:11 -0500 (EST)
> "Robert P. J. Day" wrote:
> 
> > 
> >   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?
> > 
> > rday
> > --
> 
> Brasero gave me the same warning, but it volunteered to try an
> overburn. OK, sez I, let's give it a shot. While the resultant CD
> passed both Brasero's verification procedure and Fedora's on-disk
> verification, it is the slowest live CD I've ever used -- it took 9
> minutes to do the verification and then boot to the desktop. Even
> then, it was way too slow -- as in 14 seconds to open Konsole. The
> logs were loaded with avc denials; nothing about hardware problems.
> Odd, since F10 runs quite nicely on this box. I also downloaded the
> DVD and I'll install it on a spare partition this weekend.
> 
> -- cmg
> 
Update: I downloaded the Gnome F11 live CD and gave it a try. I had
none of the problems noted above.

-- cmg


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