Re: K16 images - uploading
On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 12:00:19AM +1300, Philip Charles wrote:
> The K16 images are being uploaded to debian-ports.org
Excellent, thanks a lot!
> There are four CDs and two DVDs to come. I plan to upload the first CD
> then the first DVD followed by the rest. The whole process is going to
> take several days. The upload is running at 90kB/sec.
> The problem with the DVDs is the slow access to the optical drive by the
> Hurd. A rough test indicated that Linux is about ten times faster. The
> Packages files had to be placed at the start of the disc and read
> failures were found when accessing packages deep inside the DVD, so the
> DVD size has been limited to 3gB. If people still have read problems
> would they contact me. Or better still, could some one fix the speed
> This was the toughest set I have had to produce. It has taken me about
> 150 hours to get to this point. The job is far too big for one person.
Oh my :-/
Would it make the life of whoever will do K17 much better if we only
shipped a mini-ISO and maybe a first CD? Also, it should be possible to
shift testing to the community maybe, by just mastering a testing CD and
then ask for feedback, would that help (assuming you indeed spent quite
some time testing/fixing the images)