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Re: F11 dvd media errors



On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 16:27 +0100, Alan Cox wrote:
> > you from painful experience that media errors late in the install 
> > process are Not Fun--especially if you don't have an alternative system, 
> > with everything you need to burn a new disk image.
> 
> Somewhere around Red Hat 9 I filed an RFE that any package it couldn't
> read off CD/DVD it would let you go to the network to download. Sadly its
> not been followed up in all the years since.
> 
> In RH9 days it would have been quite hard, today it ought to be far
> easier.

Interesting thought. In fact there's no reason an install DVD can't
offer you stuff that's not physically present. Maybe it'll come into its
own for Fedora ??, when the full set of standard packages won't fit on a
single-layer DVD :-)

poc


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