Scrubbing boot.iso from CD1 and DVD

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at
Thu Jan 29 10:31:57 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 09:01:11PM -0800, 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.

We still have the kernel+initrd for pxeboot on the CD1/DVD, right ? If
so, then killing boot.iso from the CD1/DVD image shouldn't any problem 
for the virt provisioning tools POV.

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