FC7 Live CD... I don't understand how to use it
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Fri Jun 15 15:51:25 UTC 2007
On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 11:44:31AM +0200, Thomas Fischer wrote:
> Ok so call me stupid but I thought that a LiveCD would allow me to boot
> into a working FC7 environment on my machine without having to install.
> At least most of the other major distribs that support LiveCDs do it
> that way.
> However I downloaded the FC7live cd image and burnt it onto a CD. when I
> boot it, it gives me no option to run FC7. Just 2 versions of install or
> update, one rescue option and one boot the HD.
> So how do I run FC7 from the Live CD? It makes no sense...
I wonder if you pulled in the wrong CD image by some sort of
mistake. You should have a directory, Fedora-7-Live-i686, and in it
these two files:
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 733427712 May 31 11:36 Fedora-7-Live-i686.iso
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 370 May 31 11:35 SHA1SUM
List the contents of SHA1SUM; you should see:
[root at charlesc root]# cat ../../Fedora-7-Live-i686/SHA1SUM
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.7 (GNU/Linux)
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
If you run sha1sum, you should see, e.g.:
[root at charlesc Fedora-7-Live-i686]# sha1sum -c SHA1SUM
sha1sum: Fedora-7-KDE-Live-i686.iso: No such file or directory
Fedora-7-KDE-Live-i686.iso: FAILED open or read
sha1sum: WARNING: 1 of 2 listed files could not be read
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