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Re: Reduce "Core" to 1 Binary CD? -- WAS: Request for Packages in Fedora Core 3



On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 15:02 -0400, Bryan White wrote:
> Rui Miguel Seabra wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 00:36 +1000, Dennis Gilmore wrote:
> >>would be really neat  is to specify a location  say a nfs share that has the 
> >>iso images and the package installer i.e yum, apt, or up2date could mount 
> >>that isos  and get the packages off  without having to make a package tree
> > 
> > This reminds me of a doubt I have:
> >   Can one simply mount, say...
> > 
> > /mnt/rec/FC2-i386-isos/FC2-i386-disc1.iso
> >    /var/ftp/pub/fc2/disc1 auto    defaults,loop=/dev/loop0 0 0
> > (...)
> > 
> > and then point askmethod to ftp://server/pub/fc2/ ?
> > 
> > Is this possible, or something like it?
> 
> I don't know if the installer can read the ISOs like that.  Here is what 
> I did:
> ----
> mkdir /home/mirrors/FC2
> mkdir iso
> mount FC2-i386-disc1.iso iso -t iso9660 -o loop=/dev/loop3
> cp -a iso/* /home/mirrors/FC2

erms... the purpose being using the original iso's and not wasting the
double of the space? :)

Rui

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