Re: Debian iso installation incorrectly sets sources.list
>Le 10/01/2018 Ã 05:34, The Wanderer a Ã©critÂ :
>> the sizes of the images, particularly in the
>> case of multi-image sets, are determined based on what is expected to be
>> able to fit on a DVD or a CD.
>Not only. Otherwise, the #1 (bootable) DVD images would have a size of
>4.7 GB, like subsequent DVD images. Instead, they have a size of 4 GB
>only. AFAIK, this is so that it can fit in a 4-GB USB stick or as a file
>in a FAT filesystem.
Exactly designed to fit on a 4GB USB stick, yes. But otherwise sizes
are designed to fit various optical media. I *have* pondered about
doing slightly-undersized "DL-DVD" sized media again to fit on 8GB
media, but not sure tbh...
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