going to FC4

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Wed Jul 6 07:56:51 UTC 2005


On Wed, 2005-07-06 at 00:48 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> Paul Howarth wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-07-05 at 19:30 -0700, Rick Stevens wrote:
> > 
> >>Steven C. Liu wrote:
> >>
> >>>Hi,
> >>> 
> >>>I have the FC4 DVD iso on my FC2 box.  I don't have a DVD drive on that 
> >>>box.  I can mount it as an iso9660 fs, but I can't figure out how to 
> >>>upgrade my FC2 system via that method.  I bought an external USB DVD 
> >>>drive, but the system wouldn't boot to that drive.  Yes, I can burn a 
> >>>DVD from my XP box.  (I didn't play around with the BIOS...)
> >>
> >>Burn your DVD, then go fetch Smart Boot Manager (SBM)
> >>(http://btmgr.webframe.org/), stick it on a floppy and boot the floppy.
> >>It'll let you boot from darn near any device you have, whether your BIOS
> >>understands it or not.
> >>
> >>SBM, IMHO, is a damned useful tool.
> > 
> > 
> > I think you missed the part where he said he didn't have a DVD drive on
> > that box?
> 
> Er, he said, "I bought an external USB DVD drive, but the system
> wouldn't boot to that drive."  Hence my suggestion of SBM.

Sorry. Must stop posting before having the morning coffee :-)

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul at city-fan.org>




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