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Old 03-13-2005, 10:30 PM   #1
nikhilgupte
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Installing FC3 using bootable floppy via NFS


Can someone pl. tell me how to create a bootable floppy to start the installation.
It used to be straight forward with previous releases but in FC3, I douldn't find the boot images for floppies (and n/w drivers).

Any help would be much appreciated.
 
Old 03-13-2005, 10:47 PM   #2
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To the best of my knowledge, you can't create a bootable floppy to start the installation.

From the fedora project "test release" page:

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Note that Fedora Core 3 test 3 does not come with floppy boot images. You must boot from CD, or via methods such as PXE.
From fedora.redhat.com/download/test (Add a .html to the end, since I can't post links as of yet.)
 
Old 04-01-2005, 09:01 PM   #3
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* Build target box FC1 via FC1 boot disk - NFS install. ensure you have network support
* Follow loosely the instructions for how to upgrade FC3 from a floppyless/CDROM less pc from http://www-2.cs.cmu.edu/~colohan/doc...a_upgrade.html
( I copied vmlinux and initrd.img using sftp from the another box with a mounted DVD image, but the process is the same)
* when installing - I've told the system to do a clean install, not an upgrade
 
  


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