A different way of installing Fedora

David dgboles at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 01:26:59 UTC 2013

On 9/25/2013 9:13 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX wrote:
> On 09/25/2013 05:45 PM, David wrote:
>> On 9/25/2013 7:19 PM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX wrote:
>>> Several of my machies have SATA hot swap ports.
>>> These make it easy to use smaller drives as backup media.
>>> When RC4 came out I installed it on a 4 TB drive using an
>>> older E6550 machine.  At my leisure I added lots of apps
>>> and libs that I normally use.
>>> Then I slipped that drive in my omen.com server and changed
>>> the boot order to boot that drive.  I changed hostname and
>>> domainname, restored some of my control files, and omen.com
>>> was back on the air relatively quickly.
>>> I was fortunate this procedure worked as netinst was unable to
>>> install RC4 while running on the server.
>>> This "trick" depends on Fedora apparently being able to make modest
>>> adjustments to the machine environment on boot up.
>>> Is this a valid procedure?
>> A "valid procedure?"
>> Hmm..
>> Sounds like a eclectic procedure and situation to me.
> My concern is wether this procedure results in a kernel that is
> less optimized for the CPU it is running on than if Fedora had
> been installed directly on that machine.
> I don't know enough about Fedora installation to know what,
> if any, processor related optimizations are made in the install
> instead of boot time.

More clearly said? Name two other people with your situation please.



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