> On Jul 12, 2016, at 06:20, Miroslav Lachman <000.f...@quip.cz> wrote: > > Paweł Tyll wrote on 07/12/2016 01:22: > >> Those 3 things should shave off about 130MB of the 173MB needed to fit >> on 80-min CD-R. But... why this abstract number anyway? Why not 650MB >> CD-R? Why not overburnable 800MB 90-min CD-R or even 870MB 99-min >> CD-R? :) > > It is not only about the target media size. The size matters when you need to > boot some recovery media from you desktop on remote server via KVM. > > And there is one thing I don't understand - why is the bootonly so large? I > remember days when this fits to 50MB and now it is almost 235MB which renders > it almost useless. For recoveries and remote installs I always use mfsbsd > images (about 45MB).
I wholeheartedly agree. It sucks having to transfer more than 50 MB over our work link across a few thousand miles with IPMI remote KVM redirection. Thanks, -Ngie
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