Bug 130845 - No network install when booting from disk 1
No network install when booting from disk 1
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-08-25 02:04 EDT by Sean Earp
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-25 11:08:15 EDT
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Description Sean Earp 2004-08-25 02:04:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
When booting to FC3T1, disk 1, choosing "linux askmethod", and
selecting a network install (ftp or http), when it gets to the stage
at which it should load up the anaconda gui, it loads/installs from
the CD, and NOT from the network source specified.  Works fine when
booting from boot.iso instead of disc 1.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot to FC3T1 CD 1
2.linux askmethod
3.attempt to install from a network source (ftp/http)
    

Actual Results:  Installation started from CD

Expected Results:  Installation should have started over network

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-08-25 11:08:15 EDT
It'll actually do the installation of packages from the network
source, we just do an optimization and use the second stage of the
install located on the CD to minimize the amount of stuff that has to
be downloaded.

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