On 06/09/2011 10:41 PM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Christopher Svanefalk writes:
>> Hey guys,
>> is it just me missing it, or have network install disks been scrapped
>> for the last few Fedora releases? I remember installing Fedora 10 from a
>> network boot CD back in the day, and to date I think it is the best
>> solution I ever used. However, recently I have not seen them anywhere
>> for the recent releases.
>> While on this topic, is there any way to upgrade from one Fedora version
>> to another purely using a network connection? That is, without
>> dowloading the entire DVD ISO?
> Did that myself. The installation guide provides step by step
> instructions for doing a pure network install. It tells you how to use
> some all-encompassing, swiss-army-knife net install tool. I just found
> it much easier to set up a tftp server, twiddle some dhcp settings,
> and tell the server to boot off the network.
> I pointed anaconda to a DVD ISO image on my LAN, as the installation
> repo, but there's no reason you can't point it to someone else's
> image, as long as you'll have Internet connectivity at install time;
> however I'm not sure whether anaconda verifies gpg signatures when
> doing a network install, so you have some security implications there.
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