RELEASE discs & ISO images (for future)

Hans Lambermont hans at
Mon Mar 17 04:33:20 PDT 2008

Vadim Goncharov wrote:

>> Therefore, my opinion is that we should publish a DVD image in the
>> future that contains everything we have today on disc{1,2,3} docs
>> and livefs CD.  The size of such an DVD would be 1.95 GB for
>> 7.0-RELEASE/i386.
>> For those who don't want or need packages and docs, a smaller CD
>> image with just the install bits (and maybe the fixit FS) could be
>> provided, and of course the small "bootonly" image, but nothing
>> else.  Providing five or more CD images is rather last century like,
>> in my opinion.
> Yes, but DVD is still in the future.

Why ? I've used Dru's nice blog at
(slightly adapted, using mdconfig -d -u /dev/md0) to create my own
bootable dvd (of disc[1-3].iso and docs.iso) in only a few minutes time.

   Hans Lambermont

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