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Re: DVD only?



On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 02:19:21 +0200,
  Morten Hulden <morten untamo net> wrote:
> Knute Johnson wrote:
> >I just went to start downloading F7 torrent and all I could find was 
> >a DVD or a single CD live option.  Are there not CDs for the complete 
> >install?
> >
> >I couldn't get the live CD to work on the machines that I use for my 
> >mail server and those machines don't have DVD drives.
> 
> If you have a spare partition that is not used in the installation you 
> can put the dvd iso-image on it. Then use the rescue cd to start the 
> installation, select hard disk method and point to the partition that 
> contains the iso image. this is also much faster than installing from 
> dvd drive.

Note that the partition also can not be part of a raid array (not even raid 1).
I had some issues with that as all of the partitions on one of my machines were
in raid arrays. I filed a bugzilla, but the response was that they didn't
want to support this due to the bloat of needing extra drivers in stage1.


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