Easy WORKAROUND for CDROM Boot Image insanity
sean.bruno at dsl-only.net
Thu Apr 8 20:42:05 UTC 2004
That's snazzy...nice job...
On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 13:38, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-04-08 at 15:37, John Dee wrote:
> > I've got a fun way to do it.
> > It requires a working installation of linux though.
> > I don't have a cdrom on my linux box.
> > download boot.iso
> > mkdir /mnt/iso
> > mount -o loop boot.iso /mnt/iso
> > cp /mnt/iso/isolinux/vmlinuz /boot/vmlinuz-fedora-install
> > cp /mnt/iso/isolinux/initrd.img /boot/initrd-fedora-install.img
> > cat >> /boot/grub/grub.conf <<EOF
> > title Fedora Install
> > root (hd0,0)
> > kernel /boot/vmlinuz-fedora-install ramdisk_size=8192
> > initrd /boot/initrd-fedora-install.img
> > EOF
> > Change drive info as necessary to reflect your drive.
> > You should have on reboot an option for "Fedora Install" in your grub
> > menu. Just select that, and should take you right into the install :)
> Cool! Beats the vmlinuz/initrd.img/grub method discussed earlier by
> giving you the whole boot.iso environment. Now I'll have to do another
> install just to try it.
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