[CentOS] About I386 not fitting on one DVD

Always Learning centos at u6.u22.net
Sun Jul 17 02:59:01 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-07-16 at 19:50 -0700, david wrote:

> If the I386 (or i686, never could figure out why the name change) 
> disk doesn't quite fit on the DVD+, and needs a DVD-, this might put 
> some folks at an inconvenience.
> I wonder if the difference between fitting and not fitting is small 
> enough, so that some amount of pruning might make it fit on the DVD+R 
> image.  Some ways to prune could be:
> a)  Create two versions of the DVD, one with all the non-ideographic 
> languages included, and one with the ideographic languares and a 
> subset of the alphabet languages (English, German, French, ...)
> b)  Find some less used but large package which presumes internet 
> access.  It could be downloaded with YUM
> c)  Tackle the code bloat (oh yah, sure)

Centos 5.6 X86_64 is on two DVDs. Can not determine if -R or +R. However
when installing, disk 2 is never required.

With best regards,


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