RFE: Ability To Edit Files At End of Installation Process
Robert L Cochran
cochranb at speakeasy.net
Tue Nov 11 14:46:32 UTC 2003
Well I'm just plain wrong. I was able to get into vc2 and edit fstab
after packages had installed. I'm not sure why I had such trouble when I
installed on hda...
Robert L Cochran wrote:
> I'm installing Fedora a second time around (on hdb in a 2-drive system)
> to double-check my claim. It is at the "installing packages" panel right
> now and so far, I have been able to use CTRL-ALT-F2 to get at virtual
> console #2 during the installation process. Using the left-side keys
> CTRL-ALT-F7 gets one back to the graphical panel.
> I'm going to wait till the install completes because I'm sure that I
> tried to get into the virtual console after packages had been installed
> to the other drive on this system, but before quitting the installer,
> and couldn't access it. As a result I couldn't edit /etc/fstab. I want
> to be able to edit files just before the first boot of a freshly
> installed system.
> Mike Chambers wrote:
>> On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 05:54, Tom Diehl wrote:
>>> Huh?? Is this true?? It was in test 3. I used it. Has it been rm'd
>>> from FC1??
>>> I have not done any installs of FC1 from scratch yet. I f thei is
>>> true why was it rm'd??
>> You can still go to F2 or whatever and go to /mnt/sysimage (sp?) and do
>> some editing before the initial boot after install.
>> Not sure on the upgrading/adding packages part though.
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