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Re: F11 installation w/o journaling fs



On 7/31/09, rgheck <rgheck comcast net> wrote:
> On 07/31/2009 10:06 AM, Andras Simon wrote:
>> On 7/31/09, rgheck<rgheck comcast net>  wrote:
>>
>>
>>> I installed on an Eee 1000 by using the livecd-tools to copy boot.iso to
>>> a pendrive, boot from that, and then do an NFS install. I've also had
>>>
>>
>> Where did you find the boot.iso?
>>
>>
> E.g. here:
> http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/releases/11/Fedora/i386/os/images/.
> Then install with the "askmethod" option (easiest, it seems to me).

Thanks! The Fedora wiki isn't very specific (just mentions rawhide).

> It would make more sense if boot.iso were with the other ISO files, but
> it's not.

No doubt!

>>> success copying the DVD ISO to a pen drive that way. To do this, install
>>> livecd-tools, then look at livecd-iso-to-disk.
>>>
>>
>> You mean the procedure that's described here:
>>
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraLiveCD/USBHowTo#How_to_Make_a_bootable_USB_Drive_to_Install_Fedora_11_instead_of_using_a_physical_DVD
>>
>> ?
>>
>>
> Yes, that one, more or less. I think I had to futz around with it a bit
> to get it to work, but eventually it did.

I ended up using this:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showpost.php?p=1235298&postcount=111

It seems very similar to what you described.

> BTW, it makes for a much faster install than from DVD, so if you have a
> few machines to do, it's a nice method, even if they do have a DVD
> drive---though the fastest, in my experience, is NFS.

Yeah, it was extremely fast! The result was less than spectacular,
though (I wrote about it in another post), but that, I think, had
nothing to do with the install method.

Andras


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