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Re: Finally got hold of FC2 now how to install it



What jakub suggests is unfortunately not an option.

Since the server has a 80 GB hard drive and all of it
is currently one partition.

Will either of the following two ideas work:

A. I have my laptop running FC2 and it has the iso's
on it. Can i do some kind of NFS install or network
install from the laptop,

B. I have a USB hard drive with fat 32 parition on it.
Can i put the iso's on it and do something with it,


Thanks,

vikas
--- Jakub Jelinek <jakub redhat com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 08:07:17AM -0700, Vikas
> Kedia wrote:
> > Hi,
> >  
> > I have a server running redhat 9.
> >  
> > This server does not have floopy drive or CD drive
> > it does have usb port.
> > 
> > How do i install FC2 on it. 
> 
> If you have some disk partition which you don't
> install to,
> you can do hard disk installation.
> Simply, put the ISO images into some directory on
> that partition,
> mount -o loop FC2-i386-disc1.iso /mnt/cdrom
> cp -a /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/vmlinuz /boot/FC2-install
> cp -a /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/initrd.img
> /boot/FC2-install.img
> umount /mnt/cdrom
> and add entry like:
> title Fedora Core 2 Installation
>         root (hd0,0)
>         kernel /boot/FC2-install
>         initrd /boot/FC2-install.img
> to your /etc/grub.conf, then reboot into "Fedora
> Core 2 Installation".
> During the install choose Hard Disk installation and
> point the installer
> at the partition with ISOs.
> 
> 	Jakub



	
		
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