F7 install from DVD iso -

Kam Leo kam.leo at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 20:07:36 UTC 2007


On 6/5/07, Bob Goodwin - W2BOD <bobgoodwin at wildblue.net> wrote:
> Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> > Bob Goodwin - W2BOD wrote:
> >
> >> I do not have a DVD burner.
> >>
> >> I downloaded the F7 DVD to this computer, made /media/iso and did the
> >> following:
> >>
> >> mount F-7-i386-DVD.iso /media/iso -t iso9660 -o loop
> >>
> >> When I view the directory it is as follows:
> >>
> >> ll --color=no /media/iso
> >> total 487
> >> drwxrwxr-x 2 root root 284672 May 27 10:30 Fedora
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   2882 May 27 10:40 fedora.css
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  18385 May 27 10:40 GPL
> >> drwxrwxr-x 4 root root   2048 May 27 10:40 images
> >> drwxrwxr-x 2 root root   2048 May 27 10:39 isolinux
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  10000 May 27 10:40 README-BURNING-ISOS-en_US.txt
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 157555 May 27 10:40 RELEASE-NOTES-en_US.html
> >> drwxrwxr-x 2 root root   2048 May 27 10:41 repodata
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1910 May 27 10:40 RPM-GPG-KEY
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1706 May 27 10:40 RPM-GPG-KEY-beta
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1519 May 27 10:40 RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1105 May 27 10:40 RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-rawhide
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1076 May 27 10:40 RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora-test
> >> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1232 May 27 10:40 RPM-GPG-KEY-rawhide
> >> drwxr-xr-x 2 root root   4096 May 27 10:40 stylesheet-images
> >> -r--r--r-- 1 root root   3846 May 27 10:41 TRANS.TBL
> >>
> >>
> >> Then using the "rescue disk" on another computer I attempt to start an
> >> install.  I have tried both NFS and FTP neither of have been able to
> >> "see" this box[6] 192.168.1.6.
> >>
> >> The box[10] to be installed to presently runs Centos 4.4 and I can FTP
> >> between the boxes without a problem and view the /media/iso directory.
> >>
> >>
> >> If I tell it to do an NFS install it requests "NFS Server Name"
> >> [192.168.1.6] and the "Fedora directory" [/media/iso] which seems
> >> logical to me.
> >>
> >> That yields an error message "That directory could not be mounted from
> >> the server."
> >>
> >> NFS is running:
> >>
> >> service nfs status
> >> rpc.mountd (pid 28393) is running...
> >> nfsd (pid 28390 28389 28388 28387 28386 28385 28384 28383) is running...
> >> rpc.rquotad (pid 28376) is running...
> >>
> >> What am I doing wrong?
> >>
> >
> > Bob,
> >       On the computer hosting the /media/iso directories, what does
> > "exportfs" tell you?  If you don't see it in the export list, you will
> > have to add it to your /etc/exports file, then do a "exportfs -a".  The
> > entry in /etc/exports should look like:
> >
> > /media/iso    *(ro)
> >
> I created /etc/exports containing only the following line:
>
> /media/iso      *(ro)
>
> Then I get:
>
> exportfs
>
> /media/iso      <world>
>
>
> Which looks hopeful but the error message keeps coming up,
>
> "That directory could not be mounted from
> the server."
>
> I did service nfs restart  after making changes ...
>
> I'm still missing something?
>
> Bob Goodwin

Did you open up the firewall for NFS?




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