Hi Rainer Duffner!

On Tue, 18 Mar 2008 13:21:14 +0100; Rainer Duffner wrote about 'Re: RELEASE discs & ISO images (for future)':

>> >>>> Therefore, my opinion is that we should publish a DVD image in the
>> >>>> future that contains everything we have today on disc{1,2,3} docs
>> >>>> and livefs CD. The size of such an DVD would be 1.95 GB for
>> >>>> 7.0-RELEASE/i386.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> For those who don't want or need packages and docs, a smaller CD
>> >>>> image with just the install bits (and maybe the fixit FS) could be
>> >>>> provided, and of course the small "bootonly" image, but nothing
>> >>>> else. Providing five or more CD images is rather last century like,
>> >>>> in my opinion.
>> >>>
>> >>> Yes, but DVD is still in the future.
>> >> Why ? I've used Dru's nice blog at
>> >> http://blogs.ittoolbox.com/unix/bsd/...d-70-dvd-22791
>> >> (slightly adapted, using mdconfig -d -u /dev/md0) to create my own
>> >> bootable dvd (of disc[1-3].iso and docs.iso) in only a few minutes time.
>> >
>> > Yours own, but not official.

>> What is the practical difference? It's quite easy do
>> create such a DVD, even for FreeBSD novice users.
>> I've also mentioned several times (and you have ignored
>> it several times) that you can buy an official DVD.

> Yeah, but he wants an official, rubber-stamp kind-of, Daemon-branded, ISO.
> ;-)
> Must order one of these DVDs myself, though.

Exactly. The looking rock-solid thing from vendor users can trust of.
Personall me don't need and CDs/DVDs - cvsup is enough

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