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Re: FC3 NFS install with ISO images does not work



I had this same problem and it was because I had renamed the iso files
to what I wanted them to be. After renaming them to the original names
this process worked.

Steve


On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 21:54:41 -0500, Ed Hill <ed eh3 com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-11-14 at 18:25 -0800, George Hill wrote:
> 
> 
> > Can you do an NFS install using ISO images with FC3 as
> > you could with FC2? I just tried and it did not work.
> >
> > With FC2, you could boot as linux askmethod, specify
> > NFS, point to an NFS-mountable directory that
> > contained the ISO images, and install. I tried that
> > with FC3 and I get a message saying that it does not
> > look like the directory contains Fedora. When I did a
> > mount -o loop ... the NFS install went fine (until it
> > ran out of stuff to install -- I could only mount one
> > iso image). Anyone else run into this? Thoughts?
> 
> Hi George,
> 
> The directory layout you want is:
> 
>   Fedora/RPMS/ <= copy all the RPMs from all the CDs
>   Fedora/base/ <= copy the "base" dir from the first CD
> 
> Ed
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