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Bug#686471: cdimage.debian.org: Please made DVD-1 image small enough to fit on a 4GB USB stick

tags 686471 pending

On Sun, Sep 02, 2012 at 02:37:08PM -0700, Rick Thomas wrote:
>On Sep 2, 2012, at 1:31 AM, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>>I've not done anything like isohybrid for ppc at all; I've no idea if
>>it's even possible...
>It may not be strictly necessary.  See my recent email with subject
>"Detailed notes: How to boot and install Debian from a USB stick on a
>PowerPC Mac" that I sent to the debian-powerpc list.  I have used the
>"businesscard", "netinst", "CD-1" and "DVD-1" isos successfully with
>that procedure to install Debian wheezy on PowerPC Macintoshes from
>USB sticks.  For the DVD-1 I needed an 8GB stick, of course.

Ah, OK. Lovely. :-)

I'll tweak sizes now for you... Done. Tomorrow's weekly build will get
a 4GB DVD#1, and the same should filter through to wheezy d-i beta
2. Please confirm if it works ok for you!

>4GB sticks are now selling for US$3.00 a piece.

Oh, yes. :-)

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
 as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver." -- Daniel Pead

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