Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at
Mon Jun 4 22:52:15 UTC 2007

Simon Andrews wrote:
> Ed Greshko wrote:
>> Philip Walden wrote:
>>> How would you do an upgrade from FC6 this way? I do not want to do a
>>> clean install?
>> I generally do clean installs since they are...well...cleaner.
>> 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".
> If you're downloding the iso onto the machine and you're going to update 
> then you can do it the official way, rather than having to muck about in 
> rpm.
> 1) Download the DVD iso


I've seen something similar suggested repeatedly, but you know,
it eats a lot of disc and requires repartitioning etc.

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