Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Wed Aug 17 12:55:11 UTC 2011
Lars Eighner wrote:
> On Wed, 17 Aug 2011, Rui Silva wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I want to install FreeBSD for the first time but I have some doubts regarding
> > the ISO images.
> > I have downloaded an ISO image (FreeBSD-8.2-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso) via
> > torrent, but soon realised that the packages collection was very poor when
> > compared to
> > "ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/8.2-RELEASE/packages/"
> > Is there any complete ISO image that includes all the packages I saw in
> > "ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/8.2-RELEASE/packages/"? That
> > would be really nice.
> Of course there is not because no media appropriate to an ISO image could
> contain such an ISO.
in case that's not clear enough, DVD are too Small
Raw media sizes
DVD self burnable media : 4.7 G http://www.berklix.com/~jhs/txt/cdroms.html
Commercial bulk (film/movie) DVDs : 9 G.
Blu ray, (rare expensive) : [2 x] 25 Gig
ftp protocol does not support command du, so one can't see size of
Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich http://berklix.com
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