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Old 11-27-2003, 10:21 AM   #1
mikeshn
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Install Fedora from iso


I want to install Fedora on my compuer. Currently Red Hat 9 is installed on my computer. But I have only iso images on the hardrive.

yarrow-i386-disc1.iso yarrow-i386-disc2.iso yarrow-i386-disc3.iso

Is it possible to install Fedora from ISO? If so how ?
 
Old 11-27-2003, 12:01 PM   #2
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Make a directory and put the images into that directory....
mkdir /mnt/fedora

You need to mount the first image so you can make the boot floppy...
mount -o loop -t iso9660 yarrow-i386-disc1.iso /mnt/fedora

Make the boot floppy......
dd if=/mnt/fedora/images/bootdisk.img of=/dev/fd0 bs=1440k

Unmount the image....
umount /mnt/fedora

Reboot with the newly made boot disk and select the hard drive install from the hard drive using /mnt/fedora and the location of the iso images.

You can also check out the documentation at Redhat
 
Old 11-27-2003, 12:16 PM   #3
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Moved: More suitable in our Fedora forum as not everything belongs in the Linux - General forum.
 
Old 11-28-2003, 12:22 PM   #4
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Simply burn the 3 ISOs onto 3 CDs, boot from the First CD & follow the rather simple anaconda installer process
 
Old 12-01-2003, 04:56 PM   #5
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I like the ISO install better. It is much much faster. I simply put the ISO's on a partition that I was not going to format, IE media drive etc... I then followed the commands from Redhat on doing the ISO install, and it works beautifully exactly the same as CD's just a hell of a lot faster.
 
  


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