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Re: Upgrading to F10 without DVD



On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 13:49 -0800, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> writes:
> > It may be possible to use livecd-tools to image a USB key from the
> > Fedora-DVD iso image and boot that but I've never tried.
> 
> Yea.  That's what I did.  I already had the normal ~4G install iso
> downloaded and didn't feel like downloading another similarly sized
> iso just for this one computer.  Here are the steps to put the normal
> install dvd onto a thumb drive:
> 
>     su -
>     yum install livecd-tools
>     mkdir /mnt/iso
>     mount -o loop .../Fedora-10-i386-DVD/Fedora-10-i386-DVD.iso /mnt/iso
>     livecd-iso-to-disk --reset-mbr /mnt/iso/images/boot.iso /dev/sdd1
> 
>     mkdir /media/<usb disk>/images
>     cp /mnt/iso/images/install.img  /media/<usb disk>/images/
>     cp <path to>/Fedora-10-i386-DVD/Fedora-10-i386-DVD.iso /media/<usb-disk>/
>     umount /mnt/iso
> 
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Hmmm...I am already upgraded but just out of curiosity at this
point...will this fit on a 4Gb USB Key or does it need at least an 8?

Craig


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