Fedora 8: Where is the rescuecd.iso ??

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Fri Nov 23 14:31:49 UTC 2007

On Fri, 23 Nov 2007, Timothy Murphy wrote:

> William Case wrote:
> > A dumb question, I know.  But ...
> > I have always installed Fedora using the askmethod from my harddisk.
> > I have always started the installation boot with a rescuecd. (I don't
> > need a live disk, but having a rescue disk around is always reassuring.)
> A rather ignorant question, I am sure,
> but what exactly is the point of the Rescue CD?
> I tried the F-7 Rescue CD sometime ago,
> and I was told to insert the DVD ISO,
> which was not possible as there was no DVD reader on that machine.

did you specifically enter that you wanted to go into "rescue" mode
when you were prompted for it?  if you don't do that and just press
ENTER, i'm guessing that you'll get dumped into a standard install
which will ask for the DVD.


Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA


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