Installing F7 by CD and not by DVD

Kam Leo kam.leo at
Sat Jun 2 19:39:19 UTC 2007

On 6/2/07, H.S. <hs.samix at> wrote:
> Joachim Backes wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > having some systems without DVD drive, but with CD drive.
> > Is there a place from where I can download some CD isos instead of one
> > DVD iso for F7?
> >
> > Regards
> >
> How about this:
> 1. Download boot.iso from Fedora 7 mirrors (e.g. from
> 2. Burn that to a CD (makes a bootable CD).
> 3. Download the Fedora 7 DVD iso (best is done from torrents) and put it
> on a partition in your disk which will not be overwritten during
> installation.
> 4. Boot from the boot disk and start installation by telling the
> installer to install from the ISO image that is on your hard disk.
> I am going to try it out in a day or two when I get some time
> (downloading the DVD iso at present).
> This way you never need to actually burn the data to any media, except
> to make a bootable CD, which can be avoided by making a bootable USB
> stick using diskboot.img instead
> (

Many old computers do not have the ability to boot from USB devices.

> ->HS

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