Bug 84638 - Phoebe 3 RELEASE-NOTES omit any mention of PXE based installs
Phoebe 3 RELEASE-NOTES omit any mention of PXE based installs
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-release (Show other bugs)
phoebe
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ed Bailey
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Reported: 2003-02-19 17:20 EST by R P Herrold
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Description R P Herrold 2003-02-19 17:20:04 EST
The instructions on images/pxeboot/README indicate a PXE/TFTP based
install/upgrade is permitted.

Yet -- for 8.0.94, there is a substantial notation and section on changes in the
Installation process, and an enumeration of methods, NOT mentioning PXE based ones.

The following statement is clearly inaccurate:

If you are performing anything other than an installation from an IDE or USB
device, you will be asked to insert a driver diskette created from one of the
following image files:

... for in a PXE/TFTP installation, no removable media device would even be
present. The "anything other than" language is the problem

1.  Please amend that line to continue:

from an IDE or USB device, **or across a network, as with a PXE based
installation,** ...

new material marked with ** bracketing

2.  and later add a sentence:

PXE based installations are discussed in images/pxeboot/README[, and more fully
detailed in __??__].

here: [] bracket an unknown to me.  Are they discussed more fully in the new
doco? --
Comment 1 Ed Bailey 2003-02-19 17:39:02 EST
While the capability to perform installs using PXE exists to some extent, it is
not an installation method that we support; therefore, it will not be documented.

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