[K12OSN] ISO file number 6 of Beta 5

Kevin Verheyen thepiano at telenet.be
Tue May 9 19:12:41 UTC 2006

you could dl beta 6 which has no too big disks


Op 9-mei-06, om 21:08 heeft Henry Hartley het volgende geschreven:

> On Friday, May 05, 2006 12:50 PM light being wrote:
>>>> From: Les Mikesell <les at futuresource.com>
>>>>> The ISO file no 6 (K12LTSP 5.0.0 beta 5 32bit ) is to large
>>>>> (710MB vs 702MB)  to burn on 700mb standard CDR!!!
>>>>> Any suggestions?
>>>> Download all the iso images to a directory that you have
>>>> exported via NFS.  Burn only the first disk.  Enter
>>>> linux askmethod
>>>> at the boot prompt and pick nfs as the method.  As long
>>>> as it's not your first Linux box this way is much faster
>>>> and easier since you don't have to wait around and swap
>>>> CDs during the install.
>>> I burned the first CD, and put all the ISO images on a FAT
>>> partition, or on a separate hard drive.  Then used the 'linux
>>> askmethod' option and gave it a partition /dev/hda2 or
>>> whatever.  It's much faster indeed.
> That's all well and good but I actually need the CDs to install it  
> on a
> stand alone, non-networked machine.  I mean, I suppose I could put
> everything on a drive, open up the machine and mount it but that  
> seems a
> bit silly since that's sort of what CDs are for.  Any REAL answers to
> this problem, rather than work-arounds?  I'd prefer seven CDs to six
> where the last one doesn't work.
> -- 
> Henry
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