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Re: [opensuse-factory] About the Live CDs (PLEASE READ)
On Thu, 2012-06-07 at 23:01 +0200, Carlos E. R. wrote:
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On 2012-06-07 22:09, Hans Witvliet wrote:

When they do a net-install, they only download the packages they
really opt for, nothing else.

Have you tried a net-install on 64K? It takes days. If the network fails,
you loose all.

No but likewise, low bandwith with high loss: toke entire weekend with a
failure in the end.

Better to install a system, then add packages slowly.

In that case: the installation of: "just enough OS"
And let the user decide what to download & install.

And from an other part of the thread:
When installing a lot of systems, he should install an http-proxy, with
plenty of diskspace. And let other installation re-use the cache of the
proxy. (or order a truck full of demo-dvd's ;-)

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