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Re: Install or Upgrade to Fedora 7 with dud DVD



On Tue, 2007-10-02 at 23:39 -0500, Chris Mohler wrote:
> On 10/2/07, Simon Slater <pyevet aapt net au> wrote:
> >         Any and all suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
> I needed to install centos the other day, but ran out of CDs.  I tried
> the NFS install and it worked like a charm.  I don't remember the
> step-by-step, but here are the basics:
> 
> 1. - mount the dvd iso
> 
> 2. - export the mounted iso via nfs
> 
> 3. - boot the target machine ala boot.iso or PXE
> 
> 4. - select 'NFS' as install type - enter the IP and share path
> 
> Obviously, you need another *nix machine on the network to host the
> DVD image, and some way of booting the laptop - floppy, cd, PXE, etc.
> I used this method with the first CD of centos 5, but unless I'm
> missing something it should work for a DVD image of F7 as well.
> 
> HTH,
> Chris
> 
I tried an NFS install but the error message (from memory) indicated
that I had not exported the directory appropriately.  To what
should /etc/exports be pointed for an installing computer to find it?

-- 
Regards
Simon


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