default media size [Was: Proposed F18 feature: MiniDebugInfo]

Gerry Reno greno at
Wed May 9 21:39:12 UTC 2012

On 05/09/2012 05:34 PM, John Reiser wrote:
> On 05/09/2012 01:33 PM, drago01 wrote:
>> On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 10:07 PM, Jaroslav Reznik <jreznik at> wrote:
>>> I'd like to break CD limit too but we should not forgot there are users
>>> for which CD is top technology from dreams and we have a lot of these
>>> users among some countries...
>> Where are the numbers to back this nonsense up?
>> A DVD burner costs ~12 € ... and any computer that old isn't really
>> that capable of running  fedora reasonably anyway.
> Such a claim is FALSE.  My 700MHz PentiumIII with 384MB RAM runs Fedora 11
> just fine.  OpenOffice is eminently usable, for example.  It's a 2001
> laptop that has only CD-ROM and USB1.1, and the BIOS cannot boot from USB.
> I have added USB2.0 via PCMCIA card, and somewhere around Fedora 12
> could boot from external DVD via USB2.0 (via trampoline from the harddrive)
> because the PCMCIA drivers for the bridge that enables the USB2.0 card
> were in the initrd.  But then the PCMCIA drivers were dropped from initrd,
> so it no longer boots newer Fedora from DVD.  Meanwhile deteriorating
> support for RagePro graphics has nudged me back to Fedora 11.  Fedora 11
> is only 3 years old.

Just install over the network and not be stuck in Fedora 11.

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