Network install FC7

Craig White craigwhite at
Fri Nov 2 12:34:55 UTC 2007

On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 15:55 +1030, Tim wrote:
> Tim:
> >> Which is it, FC 7 or 8?  The subject description is different from the
> >> message, and which one you're actually doing might be able to pinpoint
> >> the problem.
> Craig White :
> > solution the same either way.
> I'd have thought so, but I was asking in case there was some bug in the
> newest install routine.
> > copy iso to system that has httpd running, loop mount in /var/www/html
> > path somewhere...good to go.
> > 
> > mkdir /var/www/html/FC8
> > mount -t iso /tmp/F-8-x86_64-DVD.iso /var/www/html/FC8
> > 
> > linux method=http://MY_WEB_SERVER/FC8/disc1
> It occurred to me that you could have some SELinux issues from that sort
> of thing, if the contexts aren't in place to allow HTTP serving of those
> files.
> I did a network install of FC7 ages ago, but I can't recall what
> protocol I used.  Whichever technique it was, I would have copied the
> files to a directory, I didn't use a loop mount, or serve out the ISO.
if you serve out as NFS, you don't need to loop mount. You only serve
the iso's themselves via NFS


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