A bit OT: trying to install fc7 from hard drive - was [PlanetCCRMA] Fedora 7: Planet CCRMA for i386!

Christophe T christoph.t@gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 01:08:01 2007

2007/6/9, Cyrill <cduneau@yahoo.com>:
> Hi
> thanks for answering
> --- Bob Wilkinson <wilkinson.bob@comcast.net> wrote:
> > If I understand correctly, the iso image must be uncompressed, or mounted.
> from what i've read, it should be the .iso file by istelf, not mounted. But anyway I had tried to
> mount it, the way you describe, and it didn't do any good...
> thanx anyway
> cyrill
> >
> > What I did for my last "network" install was to download the iso image to another computer
> > running linux, and then mounted the image onto a directory I came up with (/mnt/fc6iso) - the
> > mount command was "mount -t=iso9660 -o loop /{home/name}/{isoimagename}.iso /mnt/fc6iso".
> >
Yes that is. You only have to indicate the path of the iso file
directly, no need to mount it. And in fact if anaconda doesn't find a
usable file you immediately get an error message (saying something
like "cannot find the indicated file", or "cannot install from this
It seems your problem is different from that. Maybe a corrupt iso...
You may have checked this yet, sorry not to be able to help you more.

Christophe T