Proposed F18 feature: MiniDebugInfo

John Reiser jreiser at
Wed May 9 18:20:43 UTC 2012

On 05/09/2012 08:57 AM, Adam Jackson wrote:

> I know I've said this before, but: we should break the CD size barrier
> precisely so people can't burn things to CDs.  If you must burn to
> optical media, do yourself a favor and burn a DVD, the reduced seek time
> is entirely worth it.
> 1G fits on both the smallest MiniDVD format and most extant USB sticks.
> Let's do it already.

If so, then please acknowledge explicitly that Fedora would be discarding
some 4% of running, otherwise-capable machines (especially old laptops)
that can read only CD and not DVD, some 7% of working USB sticks that are
512MB or less, and some 5% of working boxes that cannot boot from USB.


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