Why not a DVD iso version too?

Fred C fred at bsdhost.net
Mon Mar 17 01:13:45 UTC 2008

On Mar 16, 2008, at 1:20 PM, illoai at gmail.com wrote:

> On 16/03/2008, Mel <fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
>> On Sunday 16 March 2008 21:03:27 Incoming Mail List wrote:
>>> I think I can answer this one.  Perhaps, not enough disk space?   
>>> See,
>>> the "Where is packages-6.2-release" for more context.  You know,  
>>> disk
>>> space isn't infinite...uh-huh.
>> Easy to bitch, ain't it?
>> Make an iso-dvd then and provide the space and bandwidth.
>> I hope they never release a DVD officially, cause it'll mean that  
>> 80% of
>> what's downloaded then will never ever be used, yet it does use up  
>> the
>> bandwidth on every new release. Stick to windows if you believe  
>> that's a
>> proper use of resources.
> How many iterations of:
> "I just downloadededed all 4 iso's(sic) and the
> bootonly, which one do I need to do a nef tea pee
> install?"

Ok you do that maybe once or twice but you quickly understand that you  
don't really need the CD2 and CD3. Also some people like to collect.  
They have shelves with all the releases from from Unix V3, but I am  
sure this is not the majority.

Save the bandwith!


Fred C!
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