file missing man-page !!!!

LarryT guess.who at
Tue Mar 21 05:43:55 UTC 2006

Jonathan : thnak you.
I think i have well understood what you wanna tell me.
I have no problem to install fc5 using dvd .
But i wonder if there is not a problem.
Please , listen : (and maybe, try to replicate what i did ?)
- I have downloaded the fc5-disc1.iso
- Have mounted the iso file and copy all the contains to a 
/var/ftp/pub/fc5 dir, on my private network (there is no error about 
that !) (ftp server on my private network : i have done like this for 
years ...
- have donwloaded the boot.iso image and burnt to a cd
- have boot off this cd (boot.iso cd, not fc5 disc1) on the PC where i 
want to install fc5
- type : linux askmethod, and choose ftp installation
- leave everything as it is (no changes, NO changes !)
- and just when the process begins to install the very first files, i 
get an error message, saying man-page, and gjdoc and ... are missing !
- i had a look at the iso and saw those files are not on the cd 1, nor 
on the /var/ftp/pub/fc5 dir (of course !!!!)
- there i guess, i had to download the dvd.
- but I THINK (Am i wrong again ?) that with only one cd, i could 
install all by default. (any way with only one cd drive, i cant use more 
than one cd at the same time :-/........)
- and even if it is impossible, how could the guy who dont understand 
anything, guess that he had to download all the cds ?

Is it understandable, now?
(i am really sorry that my english is not very good :-/)

Again : i am not with a problem ; but i guess guys could have problems 
with this thing.
What do you think of this ?

Please, keep i mind i just wanted to show something that seems to me, a 
bit ... curious...

Larry :)

Jonathan Berry wrote:
> On 3/20/06, LarryT <guess.who at> wrote:
>>Jesse : i did :
>>mount -o loop fc-5-dsic1.iso /mntmydir
>>cp -r /mnt/mydir/* /var/ftp/pud/fc5/
>>Then i run rescue cd
>>type linux askmethod
>>choose ftp install
>>And get the error message
>>I repeat that files are missing on the first cd
>>So if onewanna install from the first cd, it seems impossible.
>>Am i wrong or something ?
> Uhh, there are 5 CDs for a reason.  If you want software that isn't on
> CD1, then you need the other CDs.  It's that simple.  What's not clear
> to you?  I'm not trying to be ugly or anything, just asking [just in
> case you assume a tone I'm not trying to imply; it's hard to hear my
> inflection in text ;)].  You probably need at least CD2 as well, maybe
> CD3.  Of course, you could possibly need all 5 depending on your
> software selection.
> You probably need the CDs in separate directories, disc1, disc2, etc. 
> You might even be able to loop mount the isos in place rather than
> copying.  I know I've done that with a DVD iso and NFS export.  I
> don't know what the implications are with, say, SELinux or whatever. 
> It worked for NFS (no SELinux).
> Jonathan

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