FreeBSD X.x-RELEASE as DVD ISO
kai at freshx.de
Wed Oct 29 19:11:26 PST 2003
> On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 11:42:52AM +0100, Kai Mosebach wrote:
> > Dear List,
> > in times of more people having a DVD burner, wouldnt it make sense to
> > the latest versions of FreeBSD also as an ISO-Image ?
> FreeBSD is provided as an ISO image, but I assume you meant a
> DVD-sized image.
> I don't know that there's sufficient demand for this
> to warrant the extra work and load on mirrors. For example, note that
> we only provide the disc1 iso image on cdrom, so it's not like the
> other data you might consolidate on dvd is already provided as cdrom
the advantage of that would be, that i already have nearly all i want ever need
on my DVD and do not depend on the net.
If you compare to current linux-distros (SuSE, RH), they offer everyting on one
DVD (or 6 CDs), which is pretty handy i think.
> However, this is something that an interested third party could easily
> do themselves.
Maybe a script, creating a temporary image would be enough, im not sure though.
The only thing i do not understand for now is, how to make the compilation
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