GSoC: LiveCD

Oliver Fromme check+k1460u00rsu7v0sh at
Mon May 19 05:10:49 PDT 2008

Louisa Luciani wrote:
 > Simon 'corecode' Schubert wrote:
 > > Oliver Fromme wrote:
 > > > On the other hand, there are still some machines that
 > > > only have CD-ROM drives (not DVD).  Maybe those could be
 > > > supported with a stripped-down version of the DVD, e.g.
 > > > by omitting some cool-but-not-important stuff (some script
 > > > could generate this automatically).
 > > 
 > > In the interest of not getting distracted by the size discussion, I
 > > suggest targetting a 1.35GB size, but not worrying really about any size
 > > constraints.  I could imagine that when the DVD is ready, some
 > > compression driver pops up in the kernel, to make it work on CDs as well :)
 > Perhaps we could have the liveDVD as the "default" platform then and
 > use techniques (compression/omission) to make liveCDs compatible?

Yes, that's exactly what I meant to say.

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