Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD
tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Sun Jun 3 19:24:31 UTC 2007
At 4:05 PM +0100 6/3/07, Timothy Murphy wrote:
>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.
He claims to have done it. It should mostly almost work. AIUI,
"--freshen" won't handle packages that are renamed. "--aid" might also be
TonyN.:' <mailto:tonynelson at georgeanelson.com>
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