Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD

John Horne john.horne at
Fri Jun 1 14:13:46 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 14:49 +0100, Simon Andrews wrote:
> I'm in the same boat.  What I've ended up doing is downloading the 
> rescue CD image (97Mb) and the DVD image.  I've stuck the DVD image onto 
> an nfs server on our network and that then booted from the CD image and 
> done an nfs install.  Never tried it before and it worked like a champ.

With FC6 I actually found it quicker to do an NFS install than having to
watch the install waiting to change CD's. Probably due to a quick local
network, and a slow CD drive on the older servers! :-)

As with you, with F7 I'll NFS install using the DVD and rescue CD.


John Horne, University of Plymouth, UK  Tel: +44 (0)1752 233914
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