Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD

Timothy Murphy tim at
Sun Jun 3 15:05:15 UTC 2007

Paul Osunero wrote:

> But, one thing that has worked for me in the past was to do something
> along the lines of....
> 1.  Download the DVD.
> 2.  Mount the DVD iso on a loop device.
> 3.  Go to the directory containing all the RPMs
> 4.  Run "rpm -Fvh *rpm".
> There may be a few dependency issues to work around...and or some order
> dependent stuff.  But it becomes fairly obvious.

Have you really tried this?
It seems to me almost certain to fail.
Also it is going to take forever to check all the rpms,
and I would be amazed if there were not dozens of inconsistencies.

Timothy Murphy  
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