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RE: is there a way to get CD isos of Fedora 7?



On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 23:29 -0400, Arch Willingham wrote:
> In the FWIW department, I do the same thing you mention below except
> that I start with the emergency repair disk. It give you to option to
> install (GUI and text) and I just do the NFS install from there...it
> works great!
> 
> Arch
>         -----Original Message-----
>         From: fedora-list-bounces redhat com
>         [mailto:fedora-list-bounces redhat com]On Behalf Of Phil
>         Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 5:37 PM
>         To: For users of Fedora
>         Subject: Re: is there a way to get CD isos of Fedora 7?
>         
>         
>         here is how you can install Fedora without a DVD player...
>         
>         Download the FC7 DVD iso.... extract the boot.iso from the DVD
>         iso... (use your tools of choice)
>         
>         Create an nfs share on another system and put the FC7 DVD iso
>         in that share. 
>         
>         Burn the boot.iso to a cdrom
>         
>         boot the system you want to install FC7 on from the cd with
>         the boot.iso image.
>         
>         When you are asked how you want to install choose "NFS share"
>         
>         Enter the ip address and directory name... and voila...
>         network install of FEDORA and you did not have to expand the
>         ISO to do it. 
>         
>         Pretty cool!
>         
>         On 8/2/07, Aaron Konstam <akonstam sbcglobal net> wrote: 
>                 On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 09:55 -0700, Darlene Wallach
>                 wrote:
>                 > I have a workaround to install Fedora 7 if I can get
>                 the
>                 > isos on CDs. I can only find DVD iso for Fedora 7.
>                 You can install f7 from the Fedora 7 Live CD. 
>                 >
>                 > I would think I'm not the only person who uses
>                 Fedora
>                 > who does not have a DVD reader/burner.
>                 >
>                 > Is it now the policy of the Fedora Project to only
>                 > make DVD iso available for download? 
>                 >
>                 > Darlene Wallach
>                 >
>                 --
>                 =======================================================================
>                 "I never let my schooling get in the way of my
>                 education." -- Mark Twain
>                 ======================================================================= 
>                 Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail:
>                 akonstam sbcglobal net
>                 
>                 --
You can use the option install from HD too, copy the .iso to certain
folder, eg. /f7 copy the isolinux folder from the .iso to /f7 too, boot
with grub and use the kernel at /f7/isolinux to boot. For detail I'm
already posting about this at another day ;-)

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Hansen
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