Scrubbing boot.iso from CD1 and DVD

Chris Snook csnook at
Thu Jan 29 05:24:50 UTC 2009

Jesse Keating wrote:
> I've committed code to pungi that will prevent boot.iso from being on
> CD1 and the DVD.  I've had various discussions with folks about this in
> the past, and given that boot.iso is 122M on x86_64 that's a lot of
> packages we could have instead.  In the past, boot.iso was much smaller
> and it wasn't a big cost, things have changed.
> If anybody has a really good reason for why we should continue to put
> boot.iso on the media, speak now.

Have we relaxed the checks that make the installer bail out if your boot.iso 
doesn't precisely match what's in your repo?  If not, decoupling them in the 
downloads will create a lot of pain for a lot of people.

-- Chris

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