Current Respin for F9, or how to build updated F9 live dvd on an F7 system?
Todd.Denniston at ssa.crane.navy.mil
Mon Jul 21 13:55:00 UTC 2008
Bruno Wolff III wrote, On 07/19/2008 03:48 PM:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:59:57 -0400,
> Todd Denniston <Todd.Denniston at ssa.crane.navy.mil> wrote:
>> Of course the alternative would include having a USB hard drive with a
>> mirror of fedora/linux/updates/9/<arch> on it, but that means you still
>> have to install the old package and then wait while the system figures
>> out how to update to the new package.
> I believe that when you tell anaconda to use an additional repository it
> doesn't install packages with updates twice. The extra time needed for
> installing base+updates over base should be pretty small.
IIRC the last time I installed F8, which was months ago, and it asked about
additional repositories, it would not accept "/somepath" or
"file:///somepath", nor even an nfs server to mount from.
Probably has something to do with Jeremy Katz's _marginally_ founded fear of
and experience with incomplete repositories on local hard disks, but then
you know about that.
Or are you indicating you _have_ gotten anaconda to use an additional
repository that was on a local hard drive or NFS?
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