[tex-live] Re: [tug-board] Any news of DVDs ?

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Sat Jan 28 10:02:49 CET 2006

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.

Siep Kroonenberg

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