Bug 419351 - Boot images missing in the 'Everything' tree.
Boot images missing in the 'Everything' tree.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: David Cantrell
Bill Nottingham
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Reported: 2007-12-11 03:22 EST by Niels Basjes
Modified: 2014-03-16 23:11 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-11-26 13:41:36 EST
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Description Niels Basjes 2007-12-11 03:22:07 EST
Description of problem:

The 'Everything' directory tree is missing the installation images (boot.iso,
PXE, etc.).

To be specific (example on one of the mirrors):

I do see 
http://ftp.surfnet.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/fedora/linux/releases/8/Fedora/x86_64/os/images/

I do NOT see 
http://ftp.surfnet.nl/pub/os/Linux/distr/fedora/linux/releases/8/Everything/x86_64/os/images/

The same applies to releases/8/Everything/i386/os/images
For the other platforms I lack the knowledge to asses if they are missing there too.


How reproducible: 100% always, all mirrors.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Just check the above mentioned URLs and notice that it is missing.
  
Actual results:
  No such directory

Expected results:
  Directory with boot images

Current workaround:
  Manually copy the 'images' directory from the Fedora tree.
Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 03:56:38 EST
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Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2008-11-26 13:41:36 EST
AFAIK, this is intentional - boot images are in the 'spin' tree (Fedora) only.
Comment 3 Niels Basjes 2008-11-26 17:08:01 EST
Hmmm, very strange to make a choice to intentionally leave something out that is required to boot the installation (like the pxe images).
If this is an intentional choice then close this. I still consider this something that needs a workaround if you want to actually use this repository.
Comment 4 Jesse Keating 2008-11-28 12:36:30 EST
The "Everything" tree is just a repo.  To start the installation, you'd need the install images from the Fedora spin, or any other spin one might want to do.

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