[CentOS] About I386 not fitting on one DVD

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Sun Jul 17 03:02:03 UTC 2011

On 07/16/11 7:50 PM, david wrote:
> Just a thought
> 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)

d) use the netinstall CD (or PXE or USB stick), put a repo mirror on a 
local http server, and install from there.

john r pierce                            N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca                         mid-left coast

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