Fedora Telnet install (Part 1 Of 2)

hank smith hanksmith4 at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 10 02:17:44 UTC 2005

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From: "Janina Sajka" <janina at rednote.net>
To: <speakup at braille.uwo.ca>
Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 7:02 PM
Subject: Re: Fedora Telnet install (Part 1 Of 2)

> Please pardon the resend of this message, but this has been a much asked
> about issue recently. So, I am again addressing this in order to add a
> few key points. Given that the Speakup Modified is still not ready,
> telnet installation of stock Fedora Core 4 is a viable option--but there
> are issues people should know about.
> So, in an effort to get the essential facts into a single message, I'm
> resending this note with a few key additions. Of course, here on the
> Speakup list, that means two messages because of the message size limit.
> How To Do A Telnet INstall Of FC4 -- Part 1 Of 2
> 1.) Follow the guidance in the Speakup Modified Installation HOWTO for FC3
> up to the point where it talks about what to type at the Boot> prompt.
> The guidance provided to that point is still accurate and relevant.
> 2.) At the Boot> prompt issue a command like the following. You will
> not have speech feedback during this process, so backspace the entire
> line off if you think you have made a mistake, and retype it. It's a lot
> of typing, but you need to get all these details in.
> This command must be issued on one line, even though it has probably
> been wrapped into at least two lines in this message.
> text telnet ip=[ip.address] netmask=[netmask] gateway=[gateway.address]
> ksdevice=[ethernet.device]
> Example:
> text telnet ip= netmask=
> gateway= ksdevice=/dev/eth1
> All on one line, of course.
> In the above ksdevice refers to your ethernet device designation. You
> can leave this part out if the machine you're installing on has only one
> ethernet device (namely /dev/eth0). But, if you're installing on a
> computer with multiple devices, e.g. a portable computer with a wired
> ethernet port and builtin wireless ethernet, you will be prompted
> inaccessibly on screen for the ethernet device the Fedora installer
> should use if you don't just tell the installer up front which one to
> use with the ksdevice designation. So, be sure to include it. If in
> doubt, use it and try ksdevice=/dev/eth0.
> 3.) Then, ping the ip address you provided with your command. When you get 
> a response, telnet to it.
> TIP: If you are on Linux, use alarm ping, e.g.:
> ping -a
> When your ping starts singing, it's time to telnet to the installation.
> telnet
> Be aware that it takes some time for the telnet server to get loaded and
> become available. The installation must first load its various drivers
> and this will take some time--perhaps a few minutes.
> [Continued in a subsequent message]
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