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Re: upgrading RH 9 system->Fedora with iso files and apt only

On Fri, 2003-11-21 at 10:02, Didier Casse wrote:
> I have the yarrow's iso files on my HD in a RH9 system. Let's say I want
> to upgrade selected packages using an "apt-get install" pointing to my
> iso-mounted files, how do I do it?
> i.e I mount the iso into some /mnt/yarrow1, /mnt/yarrow 2 etc..
> Then what is the complete procedure to make my apt look into my own HD to
> upgrade packages. Can anybody redirect me to the correct
> resource or some literature hanging on the web? Thanks.
> Assume also that I do not wish to burn CDs! I do not want to use
> apt-cdrom. Thanks.

I just updated a RH9 system to FC1 by writing the bootdisk image to a
floppy and directing the installer to the hd partition containing the
iso's. It's working fine now...

I'm not sure, but maybe grub can boot those disk images as well?

Klaasjan Brand <kjb dds nl>

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