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



On Tue, 18 May 2004, Vikas Kedia wrote:

> 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.

That doesn't matter, provided you upgrade rather than do an install. I
have done this at least a couple of times to avoid burning beta ISOs.

	Michael Young

> > 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.



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