Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 117347
Most of dosutils directory on CD 1 can be removed
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:42:54 EDT
Most of the contents of the dosutils directory on the first CD can go
away. Since there are no boot floppy images, rawrite and rawritewin
are useless. Most computers now have NTFS, so both fips versions are
about obsolete. Will loadlin work from Windows? Anyone with a CD
burner under Windows will have something like Easy CD or Nero that can
read a CD itself, so readcd isn't much needed.
Anyway, at least a good bit of it could go away.
parted in rescue mode easily replaces fips anyway.
Thanks for the report. It's now gone. It won't exist in the rawhide or test trees any
I just thought to check: you need to update the top-level README files
to remove references to dosutils as well.
The directory (and its contents) are gone, and the README has been