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[ale] ftp install



If you use RedHat, the installation is trivially easy since it asks during
the installation if the image is from FTP, NFS, SMB, local CD-ROM, etc.

I have successfully done a complete install of the RedHat mustang pre-
release (version 4.9) from a busy local NFS source in about 20 minutes
using a single boot diskette.  One can presume that FTP will work equally
as well with a reliable FTP server source.

-- Paul Manno

On Wed, 26 Nov 1997, Dave Brooks wrote:

}ALE-
}
}I am about to purchase a 486 to use as a gateway, which does not have a
}cdrom.  I was wondering if I could install RH 5 from a remote CDROM, via
}ftp.  I was wondering if someone could tell me how to do this.
}
}thanks,
}dave
}
}--------------------------------
}Dave Brooks         
}spork at chefmike.com 
}http://spork.777.net
}
}--------------------------------
}