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Old 12-12-2004, 01:37 AM   #1
thas
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how? install from LOCAL ftp server?


Hi all,

I have a PC that has a CDROM that appears to read/boot only small ISO's (e.g. MORPHIX-lite, boot.img for Mandrake etc.)
I would like to use boot.img for Mandrake to boot and install from a local FTP server (hosted on my main desktop -- which is running Mandrake 10.1 OE).

Can I simply setup proftp and copy the contents of CD1 to a folder such as:
/home/me/mdk10.1

Then copy the rpm's from the remaining two CD's (which are typically located in main2, main3 folders in the CD's) into:
/home/me/mdk10.1/media/main

Would the above approach work?

-Thas
PS: I would create a boot CD using boot.img which is found in CD1 indicated above.
 
Old 12-12-2004, 11:11 AM   #2
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Yes it would work fine.

Note: if you have the two machines available to you, wouldn't temporarily swapping the drive be faster?
 
  


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