fedora 9 installation

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 03:24:35 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-07-06 at 09:55 +0930, Tim wrote:
> On Sat, 2008-07-05 at 12:23 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> > A good way to check if your hardware is supported is to run a Live CD
> > version of Fedora before actually installing it. This will not touch
> > your hard disk, so you have time to back off if necessary.
> Though, bear in mind that the live discs won't always work on some
> hardware that a normal install does work on, and the performance of a
> live disc can be quite woeful compared to a normal installation.

If it's supported by a Live CD it will be supported by a full install
(though in some cases only after some work, especially with video h/w),
which is why a check can provide reassurance, but as you say, the fact
that the Live CD fails doesn't mean the install will also fail.


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