GSoC: LiveCD

Robert Luciani rluciani at
Sun May 18 18:58:32 PDT 2008

Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :The GSoC is now upon us and so it is time to hear what you guys would
> :like to see on the new and improved:
> :DragonFly "The X Edition" Live-CD
> :;)
> :Louisa Luciani
> at
> :
>     Is it going to be a CD or a DVD ?  That's an important distinction.
>     Personally I think a special-edition Live-CD is a wonderful idea, but
>     it should be a DVD rather then a CD in order to be able to fit everything
>     in without having to resort to massive compression trickery (which would
>     probably not be enough anyway, for a CD).
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon 
> 					<dillon at>

A cool trick that we could do if we use a DVD would be to do what
OpenSUSE does. They have a complete disk "image" that they just copy
straight over, which makes their installation the fastest of all the
'big' distros.

Robert Luciani
Chalmers University of Technology, SWE
Department of Computer Science and Engineering

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