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



jackson byers wrote:

> Rick,
> My interpretation of what the OP is trying to do is different than yours:
> He is trying to do a
> "hard disk" install of f12, operating from his current fedora(f11?).

That is correct. (I am the OP.)

> This "hard disk" install requires having an available partition
> completely separate from his current fedora.
> 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".
> 
> This "hard disk" install does point to the f12 iso,
> but it also requires extracting the vmlinuz, initrd.img, and install.img
> from the iso, which i think requires doing the loopback mount.
> The install.img is placed in a "images" directory.
> There are strict requirements on where that images dir is to be placed;
> I am not sure, but i think the OP did this part correctly.
> Where he might be going wrong is how he interacts with Anaconda,
> as I tried to explain in  my earlier reply

As I mentioned in a post above, this worked fine
when I moved the Fedora ISO and the images directory
to the top level on another partition.
I'm not sure what I did wrong before.


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