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Re: Please test this woody cd image

On Wed Apr 10, 2002 at 06:02:28PM -0400, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2002 at 11:23:26PM +0200, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> > #include <hallo.h>
> > Matt Zimmerman wrote on Wed Apr 10, 2002 um 04:45:08PM:
> > > 10 days != long enough to test a completely different _primary_ way of
> > > booting the installation system.
> > 
> > a) isolinux is not completely new. It is syslinux, extended with ability
> >    of reading iso9660. Show me one failure (caused not by general
> >    problems, i.e. with some laptops not beeing able to boot _any_
> >    mkisofs-made cdrom) and I will shut up.
> The burden of proof is on you, who want to make a change with such broad
> effect so late in the release cycle.  I have never even tried isolinux,
> while I have used syslinux many times.

Other distros (such as slackware and mandrake) are already using
isolinux in their installers.  I don't hear too many people
complaining that those distro fail to boot from CD...


Erik B. Andersen             http://codepoet-consulting.com/
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