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Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 25 00:57:50 UTC 2005

> I do think more will be achieved by making network installations more
> convenient than putting a hard limit on the disk number. After all even
> if a floppy FC was possible today no one would go through the hassle of
> feeding hundreds of disks in the reader to make use of it.
> Just have the network install kick ass (a one-stage install from the
> first CD not like I heard minimal install then boot then yum then
> whatever) and no one will care the about number of isos anymore (because
> mags will only ship the first CD and people with no network connectivity
> will the the last to complain FC isos are numerous enough they won't
> miss anything once they burnt them).

Network install is fine for those that have big network pipes. Some of
us live at the end of a crappy 28K dialup because we have 25Kms of
copper from the exchange and the encumbant Aussie telco won't do
anything about it :-)


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