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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:
> Comments/Problems:
> 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.


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