Installing F11 from local hard drive

Mike Chambers mike at
Sun Jul 5 15:10:28 UTC 2009

On Sun, 2009-07-05 at 10:04 -0500, Robert G. (Doc) Savage wrote:

> Thanks. It might not have been apparent from my original post, but I'm
> actually a long time Red Hat / Fedora user. Once you provided the link,
> I found part of what I was looking for here (specifically the "Hard
> Drive" option):
> The key part that's missing is how to get to the old "boot:" prompt so I
> can use "linux askmethod". There was a time when this information was
> included on the distribution CD, and actually made part of anaconda's
> early menus. 

Hit the tab key at the initial boot disk install options, and then you
can just type in askmethod (nothing else) and hit enter and away you go.
I do it this way as well on all installs I do (rawhide or release).

Mike Chambers
Madisonville, KY

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