Bug 108979 - splittree.py doesn't need the comps size=10MB
Summary: splittree.py doesn't need the comps size=10MB
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda
Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-11-04 00:09 UTC by Forrest
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2003-11-04 01:09:25 UTC

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Compensate 0MB for comps file instead of 10MB (559 bytes, patch)
2003-11-04 00:12 UTC, Forrest
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Description Forrest 2003-11-04 00:09:15 UTC
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Description of problem:
Running splittree.py makes the disc1 directory 10 MB smaller than
needed.  This is from the self.comps_size = 10.0 * 1024 * 1024 line. 
The comps file is already there as witnessed by looking at the past
several releases where disc1 is at least 10MB smaller than disc2.

There is already 10MB leeway because you are trying to create discs
<640MB, so this isn't really needed.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.  Run splittree.py
2.  It shows the size of disc1 to be 10MB less than disc2

Comment 1 Forrest 2003-11-04 00:12:47 UTC
Created attachment 95697 [details]
Compensate 0MB for comps file instead of 10MB

Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2003-11-04 01:09:25 UTC
Unfortunately, 640 is done instead of 650 because of some CD drives
being, to be blunt, crap.  RHN got a number of bug reports when the
size of the ISOs was over 645 megs or so and so I bumped it down to
something a little less.

Comment 3 Forrest 2003-11-05 21:20:31 UTC
Ahh...  I wondered why it was 640MB.  What about disc2--it is usually
over 645MB?  Is it just a problem booting from disc 1?

Comment 4 Jeremy Katz 2003-11-05 21:31:02 UTC
It was actually reading the CDs, not booting from them.  Unfortunately :(

Comment 5 Forrest 2003-11-05 21:46:14 UTC
Hmm...that is bad.  Did you get any complaints about Red Hat Linux 9
Disc 2--it was 646.125MB?

Comment 6 Forrest 2003-11-05 21:50:25 UTC
Also, why not change self.target_size to 640?

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