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Re: Q about installing F10 from Live DVD



Kam Leo wrote:
> 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.

Thanks Kam.  I don't yet have it (which is why I didn't know).  So I
take it the install from the live-cd is just an ordinary
Anaconda-based install?  If so, what's the advantage over just using
the F10 install DVD (February respin, of course)?

Dean


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