[tex-live] Re: [tug-board] Any news of DVDs ?
siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Jan 28 10:04:28 CET 2006
On Sat, Jan 28, 2006 at 10:02:49AM +0100, Siep Kroonenberg wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 09:31:41PM +0100, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > >>>>> "Hartmut" == Hartmut Henkel <hartmut_henkel at gmx.de> writes:
> > > same sloooowness on my Linux PC. The sound of the DVD during
> > > install was that it was constantly positioning the head back and
> > > forth, seems for any individual file. So the slowdown here might
> > > be just by the sum of these many positionings. Could this be an
> > > issue in the install script, that some auxiliary install file at
> > > the other end of the DVD must always be read before extracting any
> > > zip file?
> > A few months ago at our local TeX meeting Thomas Esser reported about
> > a program which solves exactly this problem. It´s part of the Knoppix
> > sources.
> > Regards,
> > Reinhard
> You could also `install' texlive by mounting the live cd image.
Oops. Should have read the rest of my mail first. Sorry for the noise.
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