f12 rescue cd

Robert L Cochran cochranb at speakeasy.net
Fri Nov 20 21:31:35 UTC 2009

The way I move to a new Fedora release is to install it on a different 
hard drive than the one I am using for "normal business". That way 
making mistakes is okay -- I make a lot of mistakes -- and I can 
reinstall as desired.

I migrate data manually.

Bob Cochran

On 11/20/2009 03:56 PM, Oliver Ruebenacker wrote:
>       Hello,
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Michal Jaegermann<michal at harddata.com>  wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 09:46:27AM -0500, Oliver Ruebenacker wrote:
>>> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Jason Farrell<farrellj at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 1:10 PM, cornel panceac<cpanceac at gmail.com>  wrote:
>>>>> the f12 dvd contains a rescue cd image? i don't find it in ./images
>>>> Pass the "rescue" boot option to the DVD or netinst installer.
>>>    How do you do that? I can write CDs, but I can't write DVDs, does
>>> that still apply to me?
>> Use the above with whatever media you used to boot from for an
>> installation/upgrade.
>    I see. I thought netinst was a command on a normal system.
>>>    The question "Where's the rescue CD?" is asked every time a new
>>> version is released. Why is it not easier to find?
>> That should be on an installer boot menu which showed up on your
>> screen.  Really not there?  Hm, I have no idea how this looks for
>> LiveCD but that is a "rescue" environment on its own.
>    Some years ago, I just burned a rescue CD and used it to upgrade.
> Now I am using preupgrade. Yesterday, preupgrade made my computer
> unusable. Now I want to try to preupgrade another computer, but I want
> have a rescue CD first. Rescue CDs as I know them have options such as
> a network upgrade or go into shell when you boot from them. I don't
> see that on the live CD. I suppose at least you can boot from the live
> CD and mount the local drive, though, right?
>       Take care
>       Oliver

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