Proposed F18 feature: MiniDebugInfo

Tom Callaway tcallawa at
Thu May 10 15:43:57 UTC 2012

On 05/10/2012 10:56 AM, Adam Jackson wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-05-10 at 12:08 +0200, Kevin Kofler wrote:
>> drago01 wrote:
>>> Not really, you are restricting yourself by the artificial CD size limit.
>>> You don't have to use the full size of whatever bigger medium you
>>> choose (DVD, 1 or 2GB stick) but you are currently providing a poorer
>>> user experience because you insist on a medium from the last century.
>> If every live image gets larger, that will also negatively affect the nice 
>> Multi Desktop Live DVDs the Ambassadors are now mass-producing. Those 
>> contain all our live CDs (all desktops in both 32-bit and 64-bit versions, 
>> where the bitness is autodetected at boot, but can be manually overridden) 
>> on one DVD, which is a great thing to hand out at events.
> I am unable to find any ISOs of that media.  It appears this is somewhat
> intentional:
> Therefore I have difficulty evaluating just how much impact this would
> be.  Do you have a link to the recipe for building such an image?  I
> suspect the incremental cost of each additional desktop environment
> would be successively lower, but without data...

Caveat: I wrote the tooling there. It does use the the generated Desktop
Live ISOs as a base for making the large "super" ISO.


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