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Re: why not FC3 have dosutils directory?



On Apr 5, 2005 9:21 AM, Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:
> xthua wrote:
> > hi everyone: fedora-list-request
> >     In our Univ,many people choose to install Fedora Core from harddisk,and need dosutils directory for boot installion. i'm puzzled with the disappearness of dosutils in the series after FC1.
> >
> >     would anyone like to give some explaination?
> 
> FC2 and FC3 are based on the 2.6 kernel, which will not conveniently fit
> on a floppy disk. So installation from floppy disk is no longer
> supported. Since the purpose of the dosutils utilities was to write the
> installer floppy disk images, there is no longer any point including them.
> 
> The best way to install FC2 or FC3 will depend on the hardware you have,
> what is already installed on the computer (if anything), and what
> devices the computer can boot from.
> 
> Paul.
> 

Google produced this site: Fedora Core 3 floppy install,
http://www.thisiscool.com/fc3floppy.htm

I have not tried it. If it works let us know.

-- Kam


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