How to do a minimal F7 install?

Shams shams at
Sun Jun 3 18:13:25 UTC 2007


I downloaded the Fedora 7 dvd iso.

I used Fedora 6 to download using "wget -c SomeUrl"
-c is for resumable.

Then burned onto dvd using gnomebaker....

And installed fine....

Just use a resumable download manager like wget!!!



"Langdon Stevenson" <langdon at> wrote in message 
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>I have been attempting to (re)install F7 over the weekend with no luck.
> ISO downloads fail before the whole file is downloaded.
> FTP and HTTP installs fail with errors like:
> "The file pam_krb5-2.2.11-1.x86_64.rpm cannot be opened.
> This is due to a missing file or perhaps a corrupt package.
> Please verify your mirror contains all required packages, and try using a 
> different on.
> If you reboot, your system will be left in an inconsistent state that wil 
> likely require reinstallation"
> I have tried using different mirrors with the same result (only with 
> different files failing).
> Bit Torrent is so slow that it will take 7 or 8 days to get the ISO.
> Is there a way to to an absolutely minimal install?  Meaning that I may 
> actually have a chance of downloading the installer.  If so, I would 
> really appreciated any assistance.
> Langdon
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