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Re: Upgrading to F10 without DVD



On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 11:59 AM, Sam Varshavchik <mrsam courier-mta com> wrote:
> Oliver Ruebenacker writes:
>
>>     Hello,
>>
>>  I don't have a drive to write to DVD (only to CD). How can I upgrade
>> from F9 to F10?
>>
>>  In the past, I successfully upgraded from F6 to F7 to F8 to F9 by
>> burning a rescue CD. But the rescue CD images seem to be increasingly
>> hard to find. Are there no F10 users without DVD-R drive?
>
> Of course there are. There are many ways to install Fedora without a DVD
> drive. You do need to recruit another machine on the network, to assist.
>
> One way to do it is to download the DVD image, and loop-mount it on another
> machine that has Apache installed and running. Loop-mount the image, say, as
> /var/www/html/dvd.

One note of caution with loop mounting the DVD. It has some selinux
problems and I had to do a "setenforce 0" before it would work
properly. It has something to do with traversing onto the mounted
image and the contexts changing.

Richard


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