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Re: FC3, harddisc install and reiserfs.



On Monday 15 November 2004 11:55, dima wrote:
> How I may install fc3 if my iso images placed on reiserfs partition?
>
> I was burned 2 disc -> cd5 (rescue) and cd1 (install).
> I have 4 linux partitions.
> /dev/hdb5 (boot, reiserfs) -> format
> /dev/hdb6 (/, reiserfs) -> format
> /dev/hdb7 (/temp, reiserfs) -> do not format (isos placed on
> /fedora/iso/{FC3-...cd1.iso and etc}) /dev/hdb8 (swap) -> format.
>
> First try.
> 1. Boot from cd5, boot: linux vga=792... bla bla bla askmethod reiserfs
> selinux=0 2. In "installation type" menu I was select "install from
> harddisk". 3. Select /dev/hdb7, and write in the path "/fedora/iso/"
> (with/without first and last slashes) 4. Get error: "cannot find isos".
> 5. In console (alt+f2,f3) i saw messages: cannot mount partition, not ext2,
> not vfat.
>
> Second try.
> 1. Boot from cd1, boot: linux vga=792... bla bla bla askmethod reiserfs
> selinux=0 2. In "installation type" menu I was select "install from
> harddisk". 3. Select /dev/hdb7, and write in the path "/fedora/iso/"
> (with/without first and last slashes) 4. Get error: "cannot find isos".
> 5. In console (alt+f2,f3) i saw messages: cannot mount partition, not ext2,
> not vfat.
>
> Third try.
> 1. Boot from cd1, boot: linux vga=792... bla bla bla reiserfs selinux=0
> 2. Do all steps, make partitions, select packages.
> 3. When installation wants cd2 (disk was ejected), goto console and write:
> cd mnt
> mkdir hdb7
> mount -t reiserfs /dev/hdb7 /mnt/hdb7
> cd hdb7
> cd fedora
> cd iso
> mount -o loop FC3-i386...cd2.iso /mnt/source
> get error about unknown loop devices.
>
> How install fc3 from reiserfs partitions, without burning all 4 disks?
> In previsious installations (fc2, fc3), I was may install from isos that
> placed on reiserfs discs.
>
> Thanx.

I ended up putting the isos on an ext3 partition. it worked good then.


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