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RE: [SLE] remote install of Suse 10.0 {solved}
  • From: "James D. Parra" <Jamesp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 13:04:35 -0700
  • Message-id: <531F1E080638384C9623B00D71AA546D09EEAB@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>
> I have copied the DVD contents onto a drive on one computer and I wish
> to make a fresh install on a separate computer with no DVD drive. The
> DVD contents are shared over nfs. How can I create a floppy boot disk
> so I can connect to the 10.0 nfs share and perform the install?

>Check out this script:

>inst-source/boot/i386/mkbootdisk

>That's what I use for creating a bootable USB-stick - I think it might
>do floppies too.


The answer was right in front of me the whole time. Just vi'd README.DOS and
the instructions were there.

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.

Best regards,

James

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