Bug 5750 - GUI install requires CD-ROM
GUI install requires CD-ROM
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-ig-x86 (Show other bugs)
6.1
All Linux
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Assigned To: Sandra Moore
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Reported: 1999-10-08 23:21 EDT by hchcheng
Modified: 2014-08-04 18:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-21 12:59:36 EDT
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Description hchcheng 1999-10-08 23:21:34 EDT
From Inst(EN)-3.0-HTML-RHI (09/99), beginning of Chapter 4,
under the heading "Beginning the Installation", it says:

"If you are planning to install via CD-ROM using the new
graphical interface, please read on.

If you are planning to do a text mode installation, type
text at the boot: prompt and refer to the Official Red Hat
Linux Reference Guide."

It should clearly state that the GUI installer only works
when you install from a CD-ROM, and not from other sources
(at least it doesn't seem to work for me on harddrive
installs)

------- Additional Comments From   10/21/99 10:32 -------
The GUI install worked for me off the hard drive.
Comment 1 hchcheng 1999-10-21 12:59:59 EDT
GUI install "works" for me on CD-ROM (the installer started up but
crashes due to some other reason), but not when I do it from hard
drive.  I just thought that this was the same for everyone, but maybe
not.
Comment 2 Brock Organ 2000-06-19 20:10:24 EDT
The documentation has been updated in 6.2 to indicate that the GUI install works
for CDROM & NFS installs ... thanks for your report!

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