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Old 05-02-2004, 05:35 PM   #1
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Installing fedora iso to new drive in windows...


I've downloaded the ISO for Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow) and intend to install it on a separate drive from Windows 2000. My question is, is it required that I burn it to CD first to install it or is there an installer I can use in the extracted ISO files while Windows 2000 is open & active? I looked through the files & couldn't find anything that quite fit the description of installer. Thanks to everyone who can give me some input.
 
Old 05-02-2004, 05:53 PM   #2
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Erm, I'm probably wrong about this, but as I understand it, the ISO has to be burned to disc.

But, I also understand that if you can get the bootable images of the floppy and you've got net access, then you can do a network install.

Personally, I normally just burn the iso's and boot/install from there (as I intend to do with the gentoo iso's that I downloaded yesterday).

regards

John
 
Old 05-02-2004, 08:53 PM   #3
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You can not install linux with windows running. The easiest method would be to burn a CD, reset the BIOS to boot from CDROM if necessary and then boot the CD. You can not drag and drop the ISO file to create the CD. Somewhere I thought I saw an update... If you do not Nero or Roxio EZ CD creator then search the web for an application that can create CDs from an ISO file.
 
Old 05-02-2004, 11:53 PM   #4
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That's not terribly surprising. I wasn't expecting to find out that I could, but thought I'd ask anyway. Thanks for replying guys.
 
  


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