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Re: debian-8.7.1-amd64-DVD-1.iso too large for a "4 GB" USB stick

On Tue, Mar 07, 2017 at 06:07:32PM +0000, public@autistici.org wrote:
>At http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/iso-dvd/ it is said that
>"The first DVD in this set is also deliberately limited in size so it should
>fit on a standard-sized 4GB USB stick."
>debian-8.7.1-amd64-DVD-1.iso is 3.998 GB
>Kingston DataTraveler 4GB sticks are 3.927 GB
>Installation failed because of this, I should probably buy better sticks.

To be honest, yes. You're the first person to report a problem -
thanks for letting us know.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
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  Debian does NOT ship free CDs. Please do NOT contact the mailing
  lists asking us to send them to you.

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