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Old 11-15-2002, 04:18 PM   #1
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Question Reinstalling RH 7.2 via a floppy... Help plz...


I have been tasked with reinstalling RH 7.2 on one of our servers and I can't get the server to start the installation process by means of CD-ROM.

I have tried booting the machine with a floppy boot disk but all this does is boot me into the current installation.

At the floppy boot prompt, I have even typed "text" to begin the text method of installation(I would rather not though) but this didn't work also.

Anyone out there know how to reinstall RH 7.2 with respect to these problems?

Thanks in advance...
 
Old 11-15-2002, 04:27 PM   #2
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any chance of giving us some error messages or telling us what actually happens?
 
Old 11-15-2002, 04:49 PM   #3
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solution: make an INSTALLATION boot disk...

http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...EPS-MAKE-DISKS

then (with both floppy and cdrom inserted) reboot...
 
Old 11-15-2002, 05:56 PM   #4
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so you hadn't even tried that? never mind...
 
Old 11-18-2002, 09:54 AM   #5
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don't be a jerk...

there is no call for moderators to say things like that...

your comment was better left kept to yourself...
 
Old 11-18-2002, 09:54 AM   #6
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so you hadn't even tried that? never mind...
edit: notice how you offered no help to my problem?

you offered only negativity...

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