2006/3/21, Hans Kristian Rosbach <hk@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 23:29 -0600, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 23:11 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
> > > DVD writers aren't anywhere near as commonplace as CD writers yet.
> > > Looking around right now, I have 7 computers near me. CD writers outnumber
> > > DVD writers 6:1. (And the majority of the computers with CD writers are
> > > less than 2 years old (two of them are <6 months old))
> > >
> > > (ironically, the dvd writer is my 3 month old laptop)
> > Yeah, but you own at least one, and that's the point. Extend this to
> > "friends with DVD writers". How many people don't have one?
> This does not hold in all cases.
> For example take any server hosting company, at least here the cd-roms
> outnumber the dvd-roms approx 15:1 at the moment. All new servers gets
> dvd-roms, but we don't want to exchange several hundred cd-roms into
> dvd-roms. Besides I hardly ever need more than cd1 on those servers
> due to the post-install script fetching most useful packages so I only
> need to do a minimal install on all servers no matter what purpose they
> will have.
> And then at home, I have dvd-roms in all my workstations but my mother
> (and many others that I help out at times) does not. So i would still
> need to carry the cd version as that is universally usable. For that
> reason I have never even downloaded a single FC dvd image yet.
> My firewall and all development boxes have only cd-roms as most of them
> are P2/P3/Xeon 700Mhz, and even my dual Xeon 2.8Ghz has a cd-rom.
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do you go to every server in your rack and pop in an install cd/dvd? :)
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