docs/114181: nit in handbook/install chapter (number of release ISO's)
murray.stokely at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 01:30:09 UTC 2007
The following reply was made to PR docs/114181; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Murray Stokely" <murray.stokely at gmail.com>
To: minimarmot at gmail.com
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: docs/114181: nit in handbook/install chapter (number of release ISO's)
Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2007 18:05:28 -0700
Hey I'm take a look at these today. Can you batch them into larger
submissions? At least all the nits in one chapter going into one bug,
if not all the nits found in one day going together into one bug.
On 6/30/07, minimarmot at gmail.com <minimarmot at gmail.com> wrote:
> >Number: 114181
> >Category: docs
> >Synopsis: nit in handbook/install chapter (number of release ISO's)
> >Confidential: no
> >Severity: non-critical
> >Priority: low
> >Responsible: freebsd-doc
> >State: open
> >Class: doc-bug
> >Submitter-Id: current-users
> >Arrival-Date: Sun Jul 01 00:50:03 GMT 2007
> >Originator: Ben Kaduk
> >Release: FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386
> System: FreeBSD prolepsis.scs.uiuc.edu 7.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #1: Sun Apr 1 16:59:00 UTC 2007 kaduk at prolepsis.scs.uiuc.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> The handbook unequivocially decrees that the project makes available
> two CDROM images as part of each release. This isn't really true, though
> -- for one thing, there are N images <em>per architecture</em>.
> Additionally, we have a miniinst.iso as well as disc1 and disc2.
> Ken Smith recently noted that the amd64 monthly snapshots have been overflowing
> disc1 (without packages), so I don't know if that will push out a disc 3 as well.
> --- chapter.sgml.orig Sat Jun 30 17:15:48 2007
> +++ chapter.sgml Sat Jun 30 17:23:11 2007
> @@ -4212,8 +4236,9 @@
> <sect2 id="install-cdrom">
> <title>Creating an Installation CDROM</title>
> - <para>As part of each release, the FreeBSD project makes available two
> - CDROM images (<quote>ISO images</quote>). These images can be written
> + <para>As part of each release, the FreeBSD project makes available
> + at least two CDROM images (<quote>ISO images</quote>) per
> + supported architecture. These images can be written
> (<quote>burned</quote>) to CDs if you have a CD writer, and then used
> to install FreeBSD. If you have a CD writer, and bandwidth is cheap,
> then this is the easiest way to install FreeBSD.</para>
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