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Re: F10 nfs installs



On Wed, 2008-11-26 at 16:44 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
> Two related questions:
> 
> I created a bootable CD from images/boot.iso on the F10 DVD iso.  I put the
> iso file on my fileserver, then booted from the bootable CD that I just created
> and told the installer to do a NFS install and pointed it to the directory on
> my fileserver where the iso image was.  It complained that it can't find the
> files and keeps adding "images/install.img" to the path that I entered.
> Therefore, I'm thinking that the nfs installer can no longer look inside of the
> iso image to find the files but I will now have to copy the files out onto a
> real directory on the fileserver so the installer can find them.  The nfs
> installer used to be smart enough to just look inside of the iso, so has that
> capability gone away?
> 
> Second, there used to be a file called images/diskboot.img that you could just
> copy to a usb flash drive using dd which you could then boot from to do a nfs
> install.  That file seems to no longer be present.  I would prefer not to have
> to install from a live image but rather to just do a "regular" nfs install from
> my fileserver, so how can I create a bootable usb flash drive to make that
> happen?

Try the "askmethod" paramater at boot up and see if that lets you do it.
I do NFS installs via boot.iso on cd all the time, and the askmethod is
how I did it successfully for F10.

-- 
Mike Chambers
Fedora Project - Ambassador, Bug Zapper, Tester, User, etc..
mikec302 fedoraproject org


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