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Re: F12 alpha needs network during install?



On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, Joachim Backes wrote:

> I installed F12 alpha from the DVD and had the feeling that the
> network is used during installation. So the installation was awful
> slow.
>
> For confirming this, I tried to install again after having
> de-activated the LAN chip in the BIOS, and, indeeded, the
> installation was cancelled (after the install partition had been
> formatted).
>
> Is there any option for installing F12 without accessing the LAN (I
> have DSL with 1 Megabit/sec)?

  this sounds suspiciously like an issue i ran into some time back
with a *virtual* installation on F11 -- the network was being used
despite there being no reason for it.  maybe it's related, maybe not.

rday
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