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Re: [Fwd: Fedora 12 Installer Experience]



On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Peter Jones <pjones redhat com> wrote:
> On 11/18/2009 06:04 AM, Hans de Goede wrote:
>>> Pre-install: no reason given for a media test and no time estimate
>>> before agreeing.
>>
>> Hmm, yes I had a question about this on #anacando too, maybe we should
>> let media check always default to off, this esp. seems to make sense
>> for the pressed (not burned) dvd's we are handing out at conferences.
>>
>> We could then add a separate syslinux.cfg entry which passes in
>> the media check option, so that people who burn themselves can still
>> use this without needing to resort to the syslinux cmdline
>
> AIUI, the problem with doing this (and there is a better way, but it has the
> same issue) is that you're back to making two sets of ISO images - one for
> ftp and one for "burned" releases.
>
> I don't imagine rel-eng is real keen on going back to doing this.

Also, the error rates on pressed media were increasing when we last
had the "ftp" vs "not" discs.  Given the decline of disc quality, I
cna't imagine that having gotten better since

- Jeremy


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