F19 DVD over size - what to drop?

"Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Fri May 3 14:54:06 UTC 2013


On 05/03/2013 02:34 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 01:59:42PM +0000, "Jóhann B. Guðmundsson" wrote:
>> On 05/03/2013 01:54 PM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
>>> While you can do all this with the netinstall ISO + a hosted
>>> install tree, this is not as convenient, because hosting or
>>> mirroring a single DVD image is much easier than mirroring
>>> an entire web install tree.
>> Surely if you are mass creating vm's you use ks + cobbler and or
>> spacewalk to do that instead af ISO file.
> Both of those require you to deploy extra infrastructure, which isn't
> needed if using the ISO.

Not really needed?

One would think you want to update all the hundreds if not thousand of 
guest host internally to save bandwith and or maximize profit if you 
charge for bandwith.

>   Different approaches suit different people,
> and for many people the ISO installer images are the basis for their
> chosen approach.

I have a hard time believing that if every release cycle we alter comps 
and or packages shipped on the ISO

JBG


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