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Re: CDs DVDs or netboot. Oh my!



On Wed, 2007-10-10 at 22:46 -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> John Reiser wrote:
> >> So the real question is what do we 'suggest' our default install be?
> >>
> >> 1) Live CD: Can't upgrade, do package selection or specify install method.
> >>     
> >
> > Why can't a system that is installed from the Live CD be upgraded?
> > What would it take to make such an installation upgradeable?
> > I believe it is reasonable if the upgrade is possible, even if it
> > requires a separate step after initial installation from Live CD.
> > [Specifying install method and package selection is a natural for the
> > Rescue CD; see #3 below.]
> >   
> 
> Because the live cd install does an image copy and not an install.  The 
> workings behind the scenes are not the same right now in anaconda for 
> the live cd and the normal install.

Wait - you can upgrade after you boot into the installed livecd image.
You just can't upgrade it FROM the boot live image.

-sv



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