[CentOS-devel] Dual Layer DVD iso for 6.3 / 5.8

Phil Schaffner Philip.R.Schaffner at NASA.gov
Mon Feb 6 17:13:57 EST 2012


Karanbir Singh wrote on 02/06/2012 02:40 PM:
> Hi Guys,
>
> there were some great conversations and ideas that came from the Fosdem
> weekend, over the next few days I'll try and summarise as many as I can
> and get some conversations started around the ideas.
>
> One thing that came up a few times, and Andreas mentioned as well, was
> that it might be a good idea to produce a single DVD iso, suitable for
> use on large dual layer DVD's as they are now starting to become more
> popular.

A combined DVD can be produced with a slight modification of the script 
http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/CDtoDVDMedia (path for 
implantisomd5 has changed) so the script and the two single-layer 
images, along with some directions, would suffice to allow people to 
download the two DVD ISOs and create a dual-layer. (I successfully made 
the ISO with 6.2 - have not tested installing yet.)

> Its fairly easy to do, however I would not be all that keen on exporting
> that via the regular mirrors. Therefore expanding the idea a bit :
>
> - Should we consider doing CD isos as well as dual layer DVD ones ?

I'd advocate just continuing with the minimal install CD and installable 
LiveCD.

> - Should we consider only having these two media formats available via
> torrent ?

If the script approach is not satisfactory that would be workable.

Phil



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