x86_64 kde live cd image > 800MB

eah darth_linux at ameritech.net
Tue Jun 19 12:29:48 UTC 2007

On Sunday 17 June 2007 23:09:53 Manuel Wolfshant wrote:
> On 06/18/2007 04:45 AM, eah wrote:
> > On Sunday 17 June 2007 20:16:51 Jesse Keating wrote:
> >> On Sunday 17 June 2007 20:13:47 eah wrote:
> >>> Hello all,
> >>>
> >>> Is there a reason why x86_64 images are bigger than x86 images?
> >>> Why is the x86_64 KDE live CD > 800MB? Are there plans to fix this? Has
> >>> anyone successfully burned and used this KDE live CD? I've used and
> >>> installed the x86 live CD, but the 64-bit version can't fit to CD.
> >>>
> >>> thanks in advance,
> >>>
> >>> eah (Eric Hartwell)
> >>
> >> It's not a Live"CD".  It's Live Media.  You'll have to use a DVD or USB
> >> key for it.  Due to multilib, the x86_64 Live media is bigger than the
> >> pure i386 one.
> >
> > pardon my confusion. it comes from k3b forcing me to use a CD-R to burn
> > the iso to disk. is there a way to tell k3b (or other burning software)
> > to allow write to DVD media?
> Tools -> Burn DVD iso image -> <select the iso from disk under 'image to
> burn'>
> or as an alternate, click on the icon corresponding to "burn DVD image"
> in the lower panel and select the ISO image from the browser which pops up
> or, yet another alternative method, drag the icon corresponding to the
> ISO file from the "Contents" panel and drop it over the icon
> corresponding to "burn DVD iso" from the lower panel

thanks for that. i tried that right after sending the e-mail. (duh on me) i'm 
sending this e-mail as a result of that install. 

thanks again Jesse and Manuel. 


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