RELEASE discs & ISO images (for future)

Vadim Goncharov vadim_nuclight at
Tue Mar 18 02:15:11 PDT 2008

Hi Hans Lambermont! 

On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 12:17:41 +0100; Hans Lambermont wrote about 'Re: RELEASE discs & ISO images (for future)':

>>> 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.

Yours own, but not official. I've heard of custom-made DVDs from early 5.x, but
that's not an option for novice user.

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