F7 DVD problem -

Bob Chiodini rchiodin at bellsouth.net
Sun Jun 10 01:38:11 UTC 2007

Bob Goodwin - W2BOD wrote:
> I've had some indication of success with a "hard drive" install from 
> the rescue CD using a portable hard drive but now I have to "Select 
> driver disk image?"
> I had F-7-i386-DVD.iso on the portable drive and did:
> mount F-7-i386-DVD.iso /media/PLEOMAX/f7-fs -t iso9660 -o loop
> and then copied the resulting set of files to another directory on the 
> portable drive and am attempting to do an install from that.
> If I select the Fedora directory I get a long list of rpm's ...
> Anyway, I am stuck, not knowing what to do at this point.   I either 
> don't have the "driver disk image" file or don't know what to use if I 
> do have it.  I have run the sha1sums on  the iso files and they all 
> look good but I seem to be stymied at every turn.
> I guess I could buy a DVD drive that will write a DVD on this FC-6 box 
> but even then I have little confidence in that working any better than 
> one "burnt" on the Mac.
> None of this seems to make any sense?
> Any thoughts or comments appreciated.
> Bob Goodwin

I haven't installed FC7 yet, but for earlier releases I simply told the 
rescue CD loader to use the iso image on the mounted disk, not via the 
loop device.


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