On Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 11:16:09 PM, Adam Williamson wrote:
On Wed, 2012-03-28 at 20:11 -0700, Brian C. Lane wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 11:50:34PM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > On Fri, 2012-03-23 at 23:02 -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> > > On Sat, 2012-03-24 at 05:47 +0000, Andre Robatino wrote:
> > > > Adam Williamson <awilliam <at> redhat.com> writes:
> > > >
> > > > > On Fri, 2012-03-23 at 20:24 -0400, Andre Robatino wrote:
> > > > > > The DVD no longer offers to do a mediacheck (I haven't
> > > > > > behavior of the live images). Is this reported?
> > > > >
> > > > > A quick search of bugz.fedoraproject.org/anaconda
> > > > > relevant, so I'm guessing 'no' - can you report it?
> > > >
> > > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=806500
> > > >
> > > > I can't find any blocker criteria for built-in mediacheck. I think
> > > > exist at least in Final, though - in fact I think the netinst images
> > > > have it although they haven't for a while.
> > >
> > > Yeah, I think maybe we had a proposal for it? Check the archives...
> > So we actually added a criterion to final, but it doesn't exactly cover
> > this: "If there is embedded checksum on ISO media, it must be
> > Maybe we want to change that to require mediacheck to be present.
> If you pass 'check' on the cmdline dracut will run a mediacheck. We may
> want to add a menu option for that under Troubleshooting.
Hell, we could make it the default and have a 'nocheck'
Sounds painful on DVD media - more minutes of my life that I'm not
going to get back.
You are forgetting the scenario where one creates install media, and
uses it on multiple installs. Once once has verified a media once,
is there really justification to re-check on every subsequent install?
Please make it optional, and not the default.