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Re: [K12OSN] K12LTSP 5.0 EL test #3



On Thu, 10 May 2007, Robert Arkiletian wrote:

> On 4/24/07, Eric Harrison <eharrison mail mesd k12 or us> wrote:
> >
> > I have a new test build of K12LTSP 5.0 EL, based on the final version of
> > CentOS 5.0 + all released patches. Both 32bit & 64bit builds are available.
> >
> > Unlike the previous test build, this one has had a fair of testing. Odds
> > are greater than 50% that it won't eat your hard drive ;-)
> >
>
> Hi Eric,
>
> I tried installing 5.0EL from a  DVD  and I am able to boot the DVD. I
> get to a point after the boot: prompt where it asks for my language
> and keyboard then it asks from what media do I want to install from. I
> choose CDROM as there is no DVD option. It responds with no cdrom
> found. I have tried
>
> linux hda=cdrom
> linux hdb=cdrom
> linux hdc=cdrom
> linux hdd=cdrom
>
> linux install all-generic-ide
>
> I also tried connecting the DVD to another ide port in the MB and
> tried all of the above again. No luck. If I can't figure this out I am
> going to have to download and burn the cd isos. Or maybe put the DVD
> in another box and loopback mount it and NFS export that dir.

Robert,
	I took the boot.iso from dvd image, nfs exported the directory
with the dvd image and the install went fine. nfs seems to be much faster
than cd/dvd load anyway.
julius


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