Re: Bug#515695: installation-reports: USB Install fails when too many ISOs are found
reassign 515695 iso-scan
On Tuesday 17 February 2009, Rohan Dhruva wrote:
> My /dev/hda5 is a vfat partition having many (upwards of 15) ISOs. They
> are all present in a single directory in the root, so debian installer
> did check them.
That is an extremely unusual situation, and the base cause of this
> To remedy the problem, I moved all the ISOs in /dev/hda5 to 3 level
> deep directories. That way, they are not scanned on the first run.
That is exactly why we limit the depth of the scan: because it is much
more likely ISOs are saved deeper in a tree than so high up.
Possibly there are ways to improve this issues, but I'm not sure it will
receive a very high priority. Reassigning to the correct package.