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Re: Replacing the boot kernel in the installer



On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 04:54 -0800, Andrew Farris wrote:
> Bill Crawford wrote:
> > I successfully installed F8 at home, but I've been unable to get the
> > installer to run on my Aspire here at work. It fails due a problem
> > with the sata_sis driver, which is fixed in the latest F7 kernel
> > update so I assume the current F8 kernel is fine too. Is it possible
> > to simply boot from a different kernel (and update the modules in the
> > initrd, of course) and run the installer? Or, if I need to update the
> > stage 2 image as well, how do I point at the updated stage 2, and can
> > I do so while still proceeding to fetch the install packages off the
> > network?
> > 
> 
> I've never tried, but I suppose it might be possible to boot a F9 devel 
> boot.iso, and try a network install, but point it at an F8 repo to fetch the 
> stage2.img and packages.

As far as I know, installer will complain that he stage2.img doesn't
match the currently booted version.

-- 
Lubomir Kundrak (Red Hat Security Response Team)


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