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Re: FC4 --> FC5T3. Via nfs from dvd iso. Howto bootstrap install.



On 2/23/06, Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 20:59 -0500, Nat Gross wrote:
> > On 2/22/06, Jim Cornette <fc-cornette insight rr com> wrote:
> > > Nat Gross wrote:
> > > > Basic question, folks.
> > > > Machines A and B, both FC4.
> > > > A is the one I want to upgrade to FC5.
> > > > B has the dvd iso image in /nfs and is exported. (checksum ok.)
> > >
> > > Setup either an ext3 (not from an LVM) or a vfat partition on Computer B
> > > which does not need to be mounted during the upgrade. Copy the DVD image
> > > from Computer A over to computer B. Remember the partition designation
> > > and directory where you transferred the DVD to. Burn a copy of the
> > > boot.iso to a CDROM. Boot from the boot image and select install from CD.
> > >
> > > I believe the above is close but not 100% reliable for a how-to. It
> > > sounds like it would be easier to burn the DVD and install from the DVD
> > > itself.
> > >
> > > > A currently has B:/nfs mounted in /mnt/B.
> > > > A can currently browse the iso ok.
> > >
> > >
> > > I'm confused to the B: reference. Are you using FC4 or MS systems for
> > > the mounts?
> > Well, []at least] one of us is confused.<g>
> > A was the system being upgraded, B is the system that has the dvd iso
> > image sitting in /nfs, and is exported.
> > In /mnt I have subdirs corresponding to hostnames of the servers
> > sharing/exporting [via nfs]  various subdirs. So, in A's /mnt I have a
> > b dir (/mnt/b/).
> > No MS sharing going on at all here.
> > > >
> > > > Question: How do I get the show on the road.
> > >
> > > Burn a DVD or read how to install Fedora from an ISO image transferred
> > > to disk.
> > If I were able to find that info I wouldn't ask. I googled a LOT.
>
> http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/fedora-install-guide-en/fc4/
>
> Paul.
Cool. Funny thing is, I searched the Fedora site and couldn't get that
page. Maybe I need to train how to search.
Thanks;
-nat


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