Description of problem:
size of DVD1 is greater than 4GB on PPC, i386 and x86_64
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
size of DVD1:
PPC - 4572228 KB
i386 - 4336162 KB
x86_64 - 4309602 KB
size of all DVDs should be less then 4000MB
(In reply to comment #0)
> Expected results:
> size of all DVDs should be less then 4000MB
DVD size is 4.70 GB (4 700 000 000 B, 4.38 GiB).
See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DVD#DVD_capacity for details.
The standard that we use defines a DVD to be less than 4GB.
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Without justification, an arbitrary 'standard' of 4GB is a ridiculous limitation.
Dan is correct, a standard, singled sided DVD holds 4.7GB (4.38GiB). It is absurd to limit ourselves to less.
If no one has a good reason besides "that's the limit in the test" I strongly suggest we change the test to be more in line with reality.
I suspect someone wrote the 4GB limit into the test without actually knowing what the capacity of a DVD is.
I believe we are only planning to produce a single side/single layer DVD kit, so based on the DVD-5 (single side/single layer) entry:
Type Sectors Bytes MB MiB GB GiB
DVD−R SL 2,298,496 4,707,319,808 4,707.320 4,489.250 4.707 4.384
DVD+R SL 2,295,104 4,700,372,992 4,700.373 4,482.625 4.700 4.378
I believe it makes sense to change our testing parameter to 4.378 GiB ...
Can we close this?
iso size verification test already modified to reflect new DVD size. I think it's save to close this.