Installing from the 3 DVD fedora 8 "Everything" re-spin [ANSWERED]
Dean S. Messing
deanm at sharplabs.com
Fri Dec 28 04:57:06 UTC 2007
Dean Messing wrote:
: I just completed the download of the jigdo "Everything" DVD respin for x86_64.
: FYI, I used the CLI command
: jigdo-lite http://jigdo.fedoraunity.org/templates/Fedora-8-Everything/Fedora-8-Everything.jigdo
: I didn't have the original F8 so I let it download everything (no pun
: intended). It took about 12 hours running three parallel jigdo's, one
: for each of the 3 DVDs in the respin.
: Now I have 3 DVD iso images, and I'm wondering how the installer is
: going to treat them. I've never installed from 3 DVDs, just 1. I
: mount it on a separate NFS-enabled machine, and point Anaconda to the
: DVD iso image. Will this work with three DVD's? I don't recall if
: one can even tell the installer about more than 1.
: I'm not quite ready to do the install but am just getting my ducks in
: a row for when I am.
Ok, I have egg on my face. I'm just glad that I discovered it before
you did. The "everthing respin" is not a respin, just a spin. :-)
If you use the above jigdo link, the stuff inside is from the original
Fedora 7 release, dated 13th November 2007. So, I've downloaded
alotabits for nothing. Oh well. Learned how to jigdo.
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