LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 10-29-2003, 05:57 AM   #1
tim3477
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
installing msandrake (tree dir no ISO!)


hi all im new!

Right mandrake 9.2 is not avail in .iso formats for us "normal" users yet! However i have logged onto this server:

ftp :// ftp.mirror.ac.uk/sites/sunsite.uio....drake/9.2/i586/

To download it. I didnt know what to do so i have copied it all to my comp. How do i turn this into CDs.Im currently on the dreaded Windows XP system and want to somehow make these into the CDs to install it so what do i do?

Please treat me as a utter newbie thanks.

Tim
 
Old 10-29-2003, 08:41 AM   #2
hw-tph
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Sweden
Distribution: Debian
Posts: 3,032

Rep: Reputation: 58
You should have posted earlier.
Read the Mandrake installation manual and create the network boot floppies, then install from the FTP server directly. It usually works well (it does with other distros), especially if you have a high speed connection.

Håkan
 
Old 10-29-2003, 01:19 PM   #3
starrwulfe
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: St Louis, MO
Distribution: Gentoo, Mandrake
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
What about 802.11 cards?

My main box is a long way from my router, and DSL line in the house, so I use wi-fi. I have a speedstream pcmcia card along with the PCI adaptor. It is supported under Mandrake 9.0 (what I run now.) is it possible to do a net install this way, or will I have to go get 60 feet of cat5 to connect it to my router the ol' fashioned way?
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
chmod + umask for a whole dir tree Ephracis Linux - Security 2 08-15-2005 07:55 PM
RHEL CDs: made iso, mounted iso, exported dir - still asks for CD :( guest Linux - Newbie 1 04-08-2005 01:37 PM
Tree or ISO? SlipAway172 Mandriva 2 11-05-2004 06:23 AM
dir tree tommytomato Linux - General 2 05-12-2004 09:10 PM
Which command displays the dir tree of a HD? cbjhawks Linux - General 5 02-28-2004 01:17 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:26 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration