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Re: [opensuse-factory] DVD iso?
  • From: Matthias Koenig <mkoenig@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2006 17:41:08 +0200
  • Message-id: <n7x7izdbgff.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx> writes:
> "Terje J. Hanssen" <nteknikk@xxxxxxxx> writes:
>
>> Searching for the Alpa5 I thought:
>> Is it be much extra effort to make available (and also get tested!) the
>> DVD iso at the same time as the CD isos? DVDRW burners have been usual
>> several years and simplify the inflation of amounts of disks and the
>> installation work itself. Just my suggestion.
>
> Terje, as Eberhard said: Our mirrors cannot server both. It's also
> double the bandwith to sync out from us to them in a short time.
>
> Therefore we only make one set available - and CDs are easier to sync
> since DVDs are larger than 2 GB which will cause problems for some
> mirrors. Just with Alpha5 the CDs did not install at all, so we have
> this time DVDs only instead,

Has support for jigdo already been discussed?
That way users could easily build their own DVD isos, without us having
to worry about serving big files.
I noticed, there has been jigdo support for SL-10.0-OSS. Is there a reason
that it is not available for the other distributions?

Matthias

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