Novell & Open Source

Charles Curley charlescurley at
Tue Feb 22 20:33:03 MST 2005

On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 07:52:45PM -0700, Charles Curley wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 06:44:58PM -0700, Charles Curley wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 03:04:27PM -0700, Jason Jones wrote:
> > > 
> > 
> > I don't know what you're doing, but that sure isn't what I saw. For
> > one thing, I never saw anything about pressing F3 or any similar
> > messages. This is SuSE 9.2, installing from
> > SUSE-Linux-9.2-mini-installation.iso.
> I was wrong. There is an F3 option, and several others. Press F3, and
> you can change the type of installation from DVD to FTP or NFS. Then
> it sets up the hardware. I did not get the NFS installation to work.

I solved the NFS problem. With Red Hat or Fedora, you export the
directory that has your ISO images in it. With SuSE, you export the
directory to which you mount the image with autofs.

The NFS installation is much faster than the FTP.


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