[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: The future of Diskette bootstraps



On Mon, 17 May 2004, Guy Fraser wrote:

> david wrote:
> 
> > One of my systems does not support CD-ROM boostrap.  FC1 provided a 
> > bootstrap diskette which solved the problem, and let me install from 
> > the network or from CDROM, both of which worked for me.
> >
> > Is this capability going to be maintained in future version of Fedora?
> >
> > If not, is there some option that would work?

pxe boot is fastest if your ethernet card/bios has support for it.

failing that these two options will work.

http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2004-April/msg02978.html

> > David Kurn
> 
> I would presume that boot floppies should be around for a little 
> while longer but floppies are too small to be used much longer.
> 
> I have been noticing more and more computers being sold that don't 
> come with floppy drives anymore. I'm not just talking about Mac's 
> either. We have a bunch of little machines we use for single 
> purpose servers, and they don't come with a floppy or CD, so we 
> hookup a CD to get the install started and do a network install.
> 
> Good luck.
> 
> 
> 

-- 
-------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
Joel Jaeggli  	       Unix Consulting 	       joelja darkwing uoregon edu    
GPG Key Fingerprint:     5C6E 0104 BAF0 40B0 5BD3 C38B F000 35AB B67F 56B2




[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]