> 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.


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