floppy install

Adrian Meier adrian.meier at gmail.com
Wed Sep 8 22:33:02 UTC 2004


On Wed, 08 Sep 2004 17:06:43 -0400, Lonnie Cumberland <lonnie at neenet.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
Hi Lonnie,

> I have seen that I can use a boot.iso burned onto a cdrom to install
> Fedora, but I was wondering what provisions were there for booting from
> a floppy and then installing over the net, NFS, hard drive, http, etc... ?

I think if you install over the network it would be needless overhead
to put in a floppy. Today, most network cards are PXE enabled (if not
NIC's are cheap). Red Hat`s kickstart is a nice solution for
unattended network installations. So Anaconda get the answers from
ks.cfg
 
> Seems that if FC2 only supports bootable CDROM systems then it would be
> hard to place on some older machines or did I miss something?

Sorry I cant verify it, but in my opinion there is an image called
diskboot on the distribution CD's-

> Thanks All and have a good day,
> Lonnie

cheers, Adrian





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