Minimal Hardy Alpha Images

Thomas Novin thnov at
Sun Feb 3 17:24:17 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-02-03 at 13:00 +0100, Peter Stahlir wrote:
> Hi!
> Is it possible to create minimal cd images of hardy alpha releases?
> I think about an image that is less than 100MB and contains only the
> absolute necessary packages  to run the live cd.
> Add a torrent for this image and testing alpha releases would be _much_ easier.
> Right now I have to download more than 600MB.
> I promise to test _every_ alpha release if you provide such an image. ;)


For the average user, the 685MB takes about 10-20 minutes to download.
Not really a big deal. I think there are more than enough beta testers
already so I don't think you should hold your breath waiting for such an
image :) I think it's amazing that it's _only_ 685MB.

Ps. I'm not a developer.


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