Image size limit

Tim darkxst at
Sun Aug 9 10:45:49 UTC 2015

On 09/08/15 19:49, Andrés Muñiz Piniella wrote:
> El 9 de agosto de 2015 10:38:39 GMT+01:00, Tim <darkxst at> escribió:
>> What do people think about increasing the size limits on our ISO's, we
>> currently have a 1GB limit set, but that is pretty arbitrary and was
>> mainly intended so the image would fit on 1GB usb key. That seems like
>> a somewhat dated requirement these days, with usb keys much cheaper and
>> for the most part probably much bigger than 1GB.
> Live usb recommend to use at least 2GB size last I checked. The free usb I got in my latest conference was a credit card size 4Gb.
We have had the 1GB limit since the very start so 2013 and its not been reviewed since.
> Would 1.5GB be more than enough? Might be an issue for people using phone networks.also, I'd like some left over space for files and updates.
I'm tempted to set actual the limit at that (the one that fires off oversized image warnings), but probably for the forseeable future we can
keep it under 1.2-1.3GB

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