A different way of installing Fedora
nonamedotc at fedoraproject.org
Thu Sep 26 01:34:57 UTC 2013
On 09/25/2013 06:19 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?
I have done more or less the same thing a few times so far and has
worked flawlessly every single time! So, I, personally, definitely call
it a valid procedure!
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