ggw at wolves.durham.nc.us
Thu Sep 9 02:35:07 UTC 2004
On Wed, Sep 08, 2004 at 09:07:27PM -0400, Lonnie Cumberland wrote:
> Hello All,
> I am starting to get a small feel for the FC2 Linux os with many
> differences from my old Mandrake 10.0 distro and I must say that I like
> what I have seen so far. In as much, I will be re-formatting my machine
> to remove the MDK and put in the FC2 code.
> I have seen that I can use a boot.iso burned onto a cdrom to install
> Fedora, but I was wondering what provisions were there for booting from
> a floppy and then installing over the net, NFS, hard drive, http, etc... ?
> Seems that if FC2 only supports bootable CDROM systems then it would be
> hard to place on some older machines or did I miss something?
No, you didn't miss anything. The kernel for FC2 is too big to fit on a
1.44MiB floppy along with a reasonable initrd image for booting.
G.Wolfe Woodbury `- -'
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