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Re: Installing FC from internet



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Gordon Messmer wrote:
> Ali Helmy wrote:
>> On 10/04/06, *Gordon Messmer* <yinyang eburg com> wrote:
>>
>>     Yup.  You want to use "Grub for NT" to boot the installer.  This
>>     document discusses how:
>>
>>     http://marc.herbert.free.fr/linux/win2linstall.html
>>
>> Hard to believe or not, I DON'T have a CD-Drive... i've installed my
>> WinXP a long time ago, and then my CD-ROM drive died...
> 
> Yeah, I believe you.  That document discusses installing Fedora without
> a CD drive.  You use Grub for NT to load the vmlinuz and initrd.img
> files, from which you can perform a network install.
> 
> The problem that you're going to run in to is that Fedora does not
> include a tool to resize NTFS partitions, so before you can install
> Fedora, you need to find a way to free space on your drive.

There exists a nice live-cd including GParted, a graphical partition
manager which is capable of resizing your NTFS partitions:

http://mlf.linux.rulez.org/mlf/ezaz/ntfsresize.html

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