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Re: Installing from a hard drive



Timothy Murphy wrote:

> 
> Is it possible to install from the ISO image of a live CD,
> in particular the Fedora-11 KDE Live CD?
> 
> I followed the instructions at
> <http://docs.fedoraproject.org/install-guide/f11/en-US/html/sn-expert-
> download.html>
> which explicitly says "Download the ISO image for a Live image"
> before describing various installation methods, including
> "Download the vmlinuz kernel file and the initrd.img ramdisk image
> from the distribution's isolinux/ directory".
> 
> In my experience this does not work with the KDE Live CD.
> Have I misunderstood the instructions?

I should have said that on running the isolinux kernel,
choosing Hard Drive as source, 
and pointing to the Live CD ISO file, I get
"Device /dev/sdb2 does not appear to contain an installation image".


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Timothy Murphy  
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