Installing from Live CD is the new black?

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 16:46:15 UTC 2008


On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 3:35 AM, Nicu Buculei <nicu_fedora at nicubunu.ro> wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>
>> Of course it is an important use case. No one is saying DVD installs
>> are useless. However if you have the bandwith to dload the DVD image
>> yourself, it is a lot more efficient to dload a live CD and install
>> from that.
>
> No if:
> - you perform the install on more than one machine;
> - you download in one location and install on another;
> - you want control over the way the download is performed (bittorrent,
> download rate control with gwget etc.)

> - you want a downtime as small as possible.

I fail to see how this is true with a DVD install. But this really
isn't that important as no one is trying to take away DVD installs.


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