critera proposal/discussion: boot.fedoraproject.org

"J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson" johannbg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 14 16:23:32 UTC 2013


On 01/14/2013 04:02 PM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:39:31 -0500 (EST)
> Kamil Paral <kparal at redhat.com> wrote:
>   
>> Fedora 18 Beta is not present, at least I don't see it. I downloaded
>> the ISO image and booted inside VM (I wonder why it takes 15 seconds
>> to display the graphical menu with CPU running at 100%).
> It's in the 'prerelease' menu.
>
>> By using BFO you download 240 MB (kernel+initrd+squashfs.img),
>> netinst is 310 MB. So you save something, yes, unless you want to run
>> it several times.
> Indeed.
>
>>> Do you think we should retire the service?
>> No, I didn't want to imply that. I'm sure some people will find it
>> useful. But I have to say it's hard for me to imagine the use cases.
>> I see just corner cases like machines without an optical drive and
>> with no USB boot capabilities.
>>
>>
>> It's totally OK if we create an optional test case for it. That will
>> ensure it gets some testing throughout the development cycle.
>> Volunteers, step forward, please :)
> Right.
>
> kevin

What benefits does it have using this services as opposed to just use 
the netinst?

JBG


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