Fedora 13 boot.iso not working with "askmethod"

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 11 03:59:22 UTC 2010


  On 07/10/2010 08:57 PM, H.S. wrote:
> On 10-07-10 11:34 PM, JD wrote:
>>     On 07/10/2010 08:46 PM, H.S. wrote:
>>> On 10-07-10 11:21 PM, JD wrote:
>>>>       On 07/10/2010 08:37 PM, H.S. wrote:
>>>>> So, what is the deal with "askmethod"? How do I tell the installer to do
>>>>> installation from the internet?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> I thought you are supposed to type
>>>> linux /askmethod/
>>> You mean put "askmethod" within the two slashes?
>>>
>>> I check various options here:
>>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/Options
>>>
>>> and also some examples here:
>>> http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Installation_Guide/s2-x86-starting-bootopts.html
>>>
>>> none showed the slashes. BTW, "asknetwork" works without slashes.
>>>
>>> Regards.
>>>
>>>
>> No.
>> The slashes were used for emphasis.
>> Sorry!!!
>
> Well, discovered a work around. I used the "asknetwork" option just to
> try it out (since askmethod was not letting the system proceed to the
> questions), selected dhcp auto method and in the next question screen
> chose to go "Back" and lo and behold, the screen it gave me asked me to
> choose the method of installation and I selected URL. I gave the URL and
> the installation is now proceeding.
>
> So it is working, but "askmethod" did not work. Is there a bug?
Well, most blogs I read about askmethod, say:


"Try a network install by pressing TAB and entering "linux askmethod"
at the prompt."

Is that what you did?




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