Fedora Coverstory in Linux Format

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Tue Nov 21 20:13:17 UTC 2006

On 11/21/06, George Arseneault <george_arseneault2001 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- Tim <ignored_mailbox at yahoo.com.au> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-11-20 at 10:58 -0800, George Arseneault
> > wrote:
> > > The DVD is the equivalent of the 5 CD set so I
> > don't
> > > think it counts as a 'one disk install'.  It was
> > also
> > > dual layer.
> >
> > I wouldn't have thought it necessary.  5 Cd's should
> > fit onto a single
> > layer DVD.
> Necessary or not, it wouldn't work in my DVD drive.
> (It's about 8 years old though)  My friend said it was
> probably because the disk was dual-layered, since his
> drive could read it and his wife's could not. (a
> slightly newer but still not dual-layer drive)
> Could be that no one even considered that it would be
> a factor with the end user. After all, you can use the
> CD to start an install through other media (LAN, web,
> etc.) or just download the iso's for the 5 Cd's. (They
> did list the address in the front of the book)

I may have lost the point/meaning of your post, but I'm pretty sure
that there is nothing special about the DVD iso, except for maybe that
it doesn't take up an entire DVD disk and i hate waisting space on
write-once optical media.

Fedora Core 6 and proud

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