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



jackson byers wrote:

>>In the first place, I would have thought that almost anyone doing this
>>would want to (or need to) avoid CDs or DVDs altogether,
>>by abstracting vmlinuz, initrd.img and the images directory
>>from the ISO file,
>>and adding a stanza to grub.conf to boot from these.
> 
>>There are no instructions for doing this, as far as I can see.
> 
> Well, you seem to have figured it out, congrats!
> May I ask, just where did you find the instructions re install.img,?

I think I first came across it when installing Fedora-10,
which I believe was the first distribution
where it was necessary to abstract install.img 
as well as vmlinuz and initrd.img .

I guess I would first have read of it here,
in a posting to this list/newsgroup.

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