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Re: floppy root.img sizes

On Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 11:12:16AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 15, 2004 at 01:17:45PM -0400, Rick Thomas wrote:
> > On Oct 15, 2004, at 11:16 AM, Duane Cottle wrote:
> > >I have been testing daily sarge floppy install images from
> > >http://people.debian.org/~luther/d-i/images/daily/powerpc/floppy/
> > >for a few weeks on OldWorld Macs.
> > >
> > >That is, until October 8. Since then, root.img seems to have swollen to
> > >a size bigger than I can dd onto a floppy.
> > >
> > >What's puzzling to me is that the sizes reported by any tool I use to
> > >download the images is less than the ls -l report by around 4.2KB.
> > >
> > >Example: in gFTP today's root.img shows 1468006 on the server and
> > >1509557 on my hd.
> Damn it, the root image has again grown out of proportion. Please fill a bug
> report against debian-installer about this. I will try to have a look, but
> Joey Hess and maybe Colin Watson would be better placed to fix this,
> especially as i will probably not have access to my devel box until i put some
> order in this room.

I've just removed all non-English languages from the powerpc floppies,
as was previously done for i386 and sparc. Tomorrow's root floppy should
fit again; please test when it's built.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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