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Re: I had high hopes for FC5, damn...



On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 07:51 -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-10 at 03:00, Reg Clemens wrote:
> > > 
> > > I've personally installed using an external hard drive before. So I can 
> > > verify that works. I haven't tried the others but they're still 
> > > available options on the boot CD so I have to assume they're still valid.
> > > 
> > 
> > Yes, well Id decided that the next try would be HardDisk (to the first machine)
> > and then FTP to the rest, I was just wanted to put my complaint down on the
> > list, and see if others were having the same problem.  Just seems like a 
> > silly change.
> 
> NFS is really the easy way to go if it isn't your first
> linux install.  Just download the iso images to an nfs-exported
> directory, burn only the first disk and boot from it with
> 'linux askmethod' at the boot prompt.  Then pick nfs as
> the method and fill in the server / directory info.  
> 
> -- 
>   Les Mikesell
>    lesmikesell gmail com
> 
> 

No need to burn the first CD. In the long run, it's much easier to setup
a pxeboot/tftp setup and boot from the network...

Gilboa


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