Collapsing DVD and CD torrents into one

Jesse Keating jkeating at
Fri Oct 17 23:39:20 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-10-18 at 01:04 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> I have a probably crazy idea: How about composing the DVD iso using a 
> filesystem that contains the CD isos and a bootloader that can use the CD 
> isos as installation source? Then a little bit of space of the DVD iso would 
> be wasted and it would take a little more effort to burn only the CD isos, 
> but then only one torrent would be needed and everyone can easily share 
> bandwidth with everyone else.

Split media installs (which that would result in for even the DVD case)
has some interesting side-effects, that really hurt when trying to add
external repos (particularly of updates) at install time.  I wouldn't
want to force it upon everybody.

Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!
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