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Old 11-28-2008, 11:40 AM   #1
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Question unusual experiment: fedora 10 installation error


hi,
i am trying to install fedora 10 in rather an unusual way, without actually burning a dvd. it started fine, but am getting an error. pl look into this whole episode.

steps:

01. i made a partition and then extracted the fedora 10 iso onto that.
02. i edited the grub.conf file to have an entry ("install") giving the partition, kernel and initrd values.
03. reboot and select ("install").

then, it all started fine, i could see the anaconda starting fine. i entered the 'language', 'keyboard'. the fedora 10 screens are really looking good.

but after boot-loader options, it is giving this error:
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"The installer couldn't find image #1. Please copy that to the hard drive and try again."
[Exit / Retry]
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thats all. 'Retry' is gives the same error., and 'Exit' just reboots the system again.

What should i do now? Is this the correct way """ to avoid burning a dvd everytime i choose to upgrade my linux distro""""

I am not a newbie, but can't figure out the cause of this error. Can some one help me?

Last edited by balusss; 11-28-2008 at 11:41 AM.
 
Old 11-28-2008, 12:04 PM   #2
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How did you extract DVD?
 
Old 11-29-2008, 04:01 AM   #3
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How did you extract DVD?
no, there is no dvd involved., in fact, i am trying to avoid burning dvd's everytime there is a new release. i just downloaded the iso image and extracted that onto a partition. the rest is as explained in the problem above.

can u help me?
 
  


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