FC3 2.6.10 Install Without Floppy or NIC

Satish Balay balay at fastmail.fm
Mon Jan 17 02:06:45 UTC 2005

On Sun, 16 Jan 2005, Ryan D'Baisse wrote:

> What the heck do I do now!?!?!?  =(
> If I install FC3, I will have to disable ACPI to get it to complete the
> install.  

Fine. Pop in CD-1 and do the install (you don't need floppy for

> Rumor has it that, if I disable ACPI during the install, that it
> will not be available when I install the new kernel.

Well you are mislead. The thing that controls APM/ACPI is the kernel
boot option 'acpi=off' in /etc/grub.conf. Just manually edit this file
after installing the correct kernel - and then reboot.


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