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Re: xfs-redhat 7.1 installation from hardisk

To: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfs-redhat 7.1 installation from hardisk
From: Russell Cattelan <cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 02 May 2001 23:19:29 -0500
Cc: Michael Vanderford <michaelv@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
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Eric Sandeen wrote:

> Russell Cattelan wrote:
> >
> > Michael Vanderford wrote:
> >
> > > Sorry if this is a dumb question but is it possible to
> > > install redhat 7.1-xfs from iso's downloaded to a second hard drive.
> >
> > Sure just copy all the rpm from RH disc1 & 2 and the SGI XFS disc to
> > a directory on the second hard drive and copy the "base" directory from
> > the SGI disc not the RH disc.
>
> Actually, I don't think that will work.

Ahh S*** your right I did run across that at some point.
Sorry for the misinformation folks.

I guess the best suggestion would be either an nfs install or
a kickstart install.

> Hard-drive installs used
> work this way, but now they want the ISO, not the RPMS, on the hard
> drive, since people could never figure out how the directories were
> supposed to be structured.
>
> It's in the release notes, and a quick look at the manual doesn't say
> how to do this, but I've seen the discussion on the Red Hat list -
> thread starting here:
>
> https://listman.redhat.com/pipermail/seawolf-list/2001-May/001491.html
>
> Apparently the kickstart installs still use the old-style hard drive
> layout...
>
> --
> Eric Sandeen      XFS for Linux     http://oss.sgi.com/projects/xfs
> sandeen@xxxxxxx   SGI, Inc.


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