[PlanetCCRMA] redhat isos

des1gner@optusnet.com.au des1gner@optusnet.com.au
Sat Apr 24 03:35:02 2004

At 17.15 -0700 18.04.04, Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
>>  do i have to download all 3 redhat isos to install planet CCRMA?
>>  could i just dowload one image, burn it and do the rest over network?
>There are two different sets of cdroms. The "original" RedHat/Fedora
>install cdroms (3) and the Planet CCRMA cdroms (2). You will need all
>three RedHat or Fedora cdroms if you don't have them already[*]. All
>three are needed to do the initial RedHat or Fedora install. If you have
>a fast network connection you can install the rest (that is, Planet
>CCRMA itself) over the net. You get the latest versions that way.
>-- Fernando
>[*] as for the three RedHat / Fedora cdroms, if you have the original
>cdroms (not downloaded from the Planet CCRMA site) you can use them to
>install but in that case I would recommend doing a full install. The
>original cdroms do not have an apt database and thus apt will not be
>able to find packages that you have not installed in the initial
>install. Or course if you have a fast network connection those could
>also come from the Planet CCRMA repository.

or you could download the floppy images, and install everything over 
the net, which is what I did last time, as my pcmcia cdrom interferes 
with the modprobing of alsaconf (for whatever reason), therefore 
making installing from cdrom a pain in my ass.