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Re: [Debian-User] Xen and a local mirror or a R/W DVD

On Sun, Feb 18, 2007 at 03:14:39PM -0700, Archive wrote:
> I really like the idea passed on to me of getting the entire 14 disk 
> ETCH (older and therefore stable) distribution on a R/W DVD where the 
> first DVD contains the installer.  Apparently, this approach using the 
> appropriate package management calls will allow that same R/W DVD to be 
> automatically updated.  Another person advocating this approach 
> indicated that I could use the ISO files instead of creating a mirror of 
> the POOL (directory having the latests release, testing, and others) 
> packages.However, I like the idea but it may have a flaw which I detail 
> further on near the bottom.

As others have said, I'm not sure you can do this with DVD-R/W. Maybe
with DVD-RAM? but I don't know. DO you have the disk space to store
the iso's? if so then someone can just send you the iso's on whatever
media and you can store them/update then on your hd somewhere.


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