Minimal Boot Media?
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Thu Jul 12 02:19:16 UTC 2007
On Wed, 2007-07-11 at 19:58 -0400, Mike - EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
> For ftp or http, it says to supply it with "... the directory
> where the installation files reside". Is the correct directory:
> 1. the directory that contains the DVD iso file ?
It can be.
> 2. releases/7/Fedora/os/ ?
I would say the above, as it matches what you find in the root of the
install DVD (packages, GPG keys, other bits used while installing).
> 3. releases/7/Fedora/os/Fedora/ ?
I would say not, as it's only the RPMs, without the install routine
scripts, etc. I'd say the message about "where the installation files
reside" is a clue, it doesn't say just "where the RPMs are".
Perhaps there should be a README in the right directory, saying that
*this* *directory* is where network installs are started from.
> 4. perhaps something under the "everything" sub-tree ?
That might depends on the mirror. The one I tried looked like the
install DVD, albeit with a lot more RPMs in one of the sub-directories.
[tim at bigblack ~]$ rm -rfd /*^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^H^Huname -ipr
2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 i686 i386
Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5. Today, it's FC7.
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