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Re: about hardware information



On 9/24/07, Tim <ignored_mailbox yahoo com au> wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 12:06 -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
> > I should have stipulated "from Fedora" in the above. You knew that. ;-)
>
> No, no I didn't.  I did *know*, however, that it is entirely possible to
> install without a DVD, despite a strong assertion to the contrary.  That
> was my quibble.

Strange? My first reply was in response to Aaron's in which he
specifically mentioned using the "Live" CD for an install. Perhaps you
glossed over it.

> > Fedora usage is not going to spread if getting access to compatible
> > media is difficult. Since you mentioned a third party, please provide
> > the link(s).
>
> I agree that DVD-only is a limiting factor, I encountered that myself.
> I had to disassemble boxes to temporarily make use of drives from other
> PCs, as I was unlucky enough to have a box that didn't want to network
> install at the time.
>
> I'll see if I can find them again, but they've been mentioned on this
> list.  There were some places supplying discs, there were some torrents
> for them, I recall reading about one or two download sites, and there's
> ways to spin your own.  I'm sure I read a FAQ about this, allowing
> people stuck in that boat to approach it the way that suited them best.
>
> --
> [tim bigblack ~]$ uname -ipr
> 2.6.22.5-76.fc7 i686 i386
>
> Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5.  Today, it's FC7.
>
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> I read messages from the public lists.
>
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