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Re: Booting Fedora-12 from hard disk, again, again

>> jackson byers:
>>    There is no notion, afaik, of
>>    "install a new Fedora on top of an already running Fedora"
>>    as you put it, whatever you might mean by "on top of".

> rick stevens:
> That's what I was trying to get at.  He has to use a bootable image
> (LiveCD, thumbdrive, something) that brings up Anaconda.  What I was
> trying to get at was that one can't update F11 while still running F11.
> The system being upgraded must be "quiescent".

yes, but afaik the OP is not trying to "upgrade" or "update" F11.
Rather he is using F11 and the F12 iso, (no LiveCD, no thumbdrive)
and following the "hard disk" install procedure for F12.
F11 is left entirely unchanged.
When complete he will still have his orig F11, and also
a brand new F12 in a separate partition.

> rick stevens:
> There's no actual restriction on just where the ISO image itself is, so
> long as you can feed the full path to Anaconda by specifying the device
> and directory on that device (see http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f12/en-US/html/s1-begininstall-hd-x86.html for details).

Agreed, and that is the best reference


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