Installation Impressions

Nikolaus Rath Nikolaus at
Wed Mar 9 19:00:58 UTC 2011

Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus at> writes:
> Hello,
> I'm a long term Debian and Ubuntu user and just tried to install Fedora
> 14. I want to share a couple of impressions:
> I don't have a CD writer at hand, so I downloaded the netinstall image.
> Following the instructions in the installation guide, I copied vmlinuz
> and initrd.img from the .iso and bootet into it using my existing grub2
> setup.
> The first surprise came when the installer asked me where to install
> from. I downloaded the network image, so I thought it'd be obvious that
> I wanted to install from the network.
> Grmbl. Reboot, read the documentation again. Ok, apparently I should be
> able to manually enter the URL of a Fedora mirror. So I grab I piece of
> paper and write down

Kudos to the guys behind, with the BFO
image the network installation is now just as pleasant as with Debian.
No need to memorize any URLs and image locations anymore.



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