FC3 -> FC4 Upgrade? (was Re: reducing distribution CD count)

Richard Li richardl at redhat.com
Fri Feb 25 21:46:37 UTC 2005

>>> No one has attempted to bzip2 packages that
>>> might save space.
>> I remember a long discussion about time/space tradeoffs. bzip2
>> uncompression is a lot slower than gzip.
>     On newer computers (>1 GhZ) I think that the installation time is 
> more  determined by the speed of the I/O system than the speed of the 
> CPU.  bzip  might actually help.

I believe that switching would increase the minimum memory requirements 
for Anaconda.

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