Computer without CDROM and Fedora ISO

Robert Marcano robert at
Thu Nov 13 22:05:45 UTC 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-13 at 17:18, Miroslav Halas wrote:
> Guys,
> I have a computer without CDROM and with only USB floppy.
> I have copied Fedora C1 ISOs on this computer and installed it from
> ISOs
> When setup rebooted my machine on the Additional Discs screen
> indoesn't allow me to specify ISOs. Oh well, I can live without
> additional discs.
> Now I am trying to install from RPMs some applications I use (sapdb)
> and Fedora asks me to insert 3rd CDRom disc. I don't have even CDROM
> drive so I cannot do it and therefore I cannot install my apps.
> Anybody has an idea how to get around this and redirect Fedora to the
> ISOs?

Mount the iso in a loop device

mount -o loop file.iso /pathtomount

then install the RPMs by hand

Robert Marcano

> Thanks in advance,
> Miro
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