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Big DVD ISO9660 images (was: Installer halts asking for a "release" file)



Hi!

On Thu, 21 Jul 2011 20:23:02 +0200, Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> wrote:
> srinivas v, le Thu 21 Jul 2011 21:55:29 +0530, a écrit :
> > The Debian GNU/Hurd DVD version(updated on 21 july) halts and does not give me
> > any option but to go back to the initial installation steps.
> > The installer is searching for a "Release" file which it is not finding. I am
> > running it on a hp tx1301au laptop with amd turion 64 x2, 4 gb or ram,
> > and an nvidia graphics card. The graphics installer works and after scanning
> > all the packages on the dvd, it gives up asking for the "release" file.
> 
> Mmm, it works for me.
> 
> > The cd/dvd integrity check also gives the same result.
> 
> You mean the following md5, right?
> 
> a65b5b53c481ea6f4382718072747ba2  .//debian-6.0-hurd-i386-DVD-1.iso

According to
<http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/hurd-i386/installer/cdimage/>, this
is 4.4 GiB in size -- and I don't think the iso9660fs has gotten the same
treatment as ext2fs for coping with backend disk image sizes bigger than
roughly 2 GiB?


Grüße,
 Thomas

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