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Old 12-23-2007, 09:53 AM   #1
R.Marcel
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How to install a newer version of Fedora


I have installed a version that I had in an older textbook (last year)on a second hard drive, and it is OK. I can access all of the stuff in this version. The problem is that I am not successful in installing a newer version (Redhat Linux 7.3)in the same drive. This is a second hard drive that is only used for Linux. I have looked up how to kickstart. and when I tried, the floppy drive was not recognized. After going into the terminal window (under floppy) I couldn't get anywhere to try to mount the floppy. I was also logged in as the root user. From there I went into the "/etc/fstab" file and the floppy was titled " /dev/sdb / mnt/floppy". I also tried to look at the sdb file, but I was denied. I also tried to reboot the system using the newer version (7.3) with the hope that I could install from there, but nada. Thank you in advance for any advise.
 
Old 12-23-2007, 09:55 AM   #2
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7.3 is a newer version? you know that was out 6 years ago?? in everything you've said, you've not mentioend cd drives once... just burn an iso and install the conventional way...
 
Old 12-23-2007, 10:10 AM   #3
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Could you tell me how to do this? (burn an iso) What version would you recommend?
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Old 12-23-2007, 11:12 AM   #4
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just follow the guides in our answers / documentation section about burning iso's, it's very simple. and just get the newest version of fedora of that's what you want. I noticed that you used the name "fedora" in the title yet never made any reference to it at all...
 
Old 12-23-2007, 07:07 PM   #5
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Download this file:

ftp://mirrors.kernel.org/pub/fedora/...mages/boot.iso

Burn it to a CD

Boot it

Hit enter

Choose to install from ftp

Configure network with DHCP

for the mirror, or server: mirrors.kernel.org

for the path: /pub/fedora/core/6/i386/os/

And let it rip.
 
  


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