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Re: Q about installing F10 from Live DVD



On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 12:31 PM, Dean S. Messing <deanm sharplabs com> wrote:
>
> A colleague of mine is interested in trying Linux Fedora 10 on a new
> machine he's purchased. He asked me to help him.  I thought I'd try
> the "Live install" of which I've read, but have never done before.  It
> seems like a fast way to install and time-to-install is a bit limited.
>
> I looked at the Installation Guide at
> <docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f10/en_US/index.html>
> but it didn't seem to answer my questions.  Maybe I missed it.
>
> So ...
>
> I presume that the machine will "just come up", running in-memory from
> the Live Image on the DVD. (Is that right?) So, how does one get the
> in-memory system onto a root partition?  Does the Anaconda Installer
> get involved in the process so that a "regular install" occurs using
> the Live data as source?
>
> Pointers to instructions will be appreciated.
>
> I've copied my colleague so that he can see for himself what helpful
> chaps y'all are. :-)
>
> Thanks
> Dean

If you have the live-dvd you would have discovered the answer for
yourself: A menu option is presented to either run the live-cd or
perform an install.


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