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

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Tue Feb 7 12:07:31 EST 2012


On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 3:07 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
>
>> As a user I think the dual layer ISO image is a good idea. But I still
>> feel you should distribute a DVD Image suitable for single layer
>> (4.7GB). I myself do not have any dual layer discs, and I am sure I
>> would not be alone on that matter.
>
> If we do the large single iso - it would be in addition to the dvd isos
> we distribute already ( which have a max-size constraint of 4.3GB, so
> suitable for all DVD formats ); those will not go away.

Would there be a way for a script to combine the two isos into one
with loopback mounts, a copy and rebuild?   I'd probably use a
complete, single iso as file mapped to the DVD in VM's for booting
even if I couldn't burn it.   But if you have to make extra effort,
I'd really rather have a minimal installer that fits a CD and lists of
the package groups that each type of install would include so I could
let yum do it after the base install.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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