F16 Alpha RC3 USB install

Scott Robbins scottro at nyc.rr.com
Thu Aug 11 14:04:25 UTC 2011


On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 09:19:27PM +0800, Frederic Muller wrote:
> On 08/11/2011 08:41 PM, Timothy Davis wrote:
> > Two things:
> > 1) I used livecd-iso-to-disk to create an install USB and it worked
> > until anaconda got to examining storage devices (bz#728883), I don't
> > want to have to keep burning DVDs to test 


I tried using unetbootin and the netinstall.  It progressed through
formatting the partitions and choosing where to install the bootloader,
then died with an unhandled exception.  (This is on an Asus EEE PC
1000HE.



> > 2) Is there a way to activate wireless networking in anaconda? My only
> > network connection is wireless (Belkin USB 54g)

In my case, it automatically activated wireless (which I didn't want)
and ignored the wired.  When setting the host name, there's an option to
configure network, though, where you can go in and change things with
the NM interface.  I hate that interface and do my best to avoid it, but
I realize that the fact that I don't like it doesn't
mean it's bad.

Sometimes though, I think it's a battle between my generation and the
smartphone generation.   


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