[linux-help] Re: Laptop Install Probs
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I'm not very knowledgable about setting up an ftp
server on my main box, so I went out to a mirror. So
after linux askmethod I walk through to the screen
with the ftp addresses. However, I keep getting the
failed to retrieve
Unable to retrieve
The double // doesn't seem to be correctable!
I'm obviously doing something wrong here....
--- Jeff Vian <jvian10@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 21:14 -0700, Olwe Bottorff
> > Just got a Thinkpad T20 (came with
> > and tried to install Fed5 from burnt CDs. Midway
> > through the 1st disk it fails, saying it can't
> > the CD. I run the "media test" Fed5 provides--and
> > disks 1 and 2 come up bad. I'm pretty sure they're
> > (used the same on my main box install), so I
> > the CDROM drive is old/too slow/flaky.
> > So, is there a way to install over the net? Can I
> > install from my main box (Fed 5), or even over the
> > Internet? At this point I'll take anybody's Linux
> > distro.
> Put the FC5 iso images on an ftp server (at the root
> of the ftp tree)
> then boot from the boot disk and use "linux
> askmethod" to get to the ftp
> BTW, the media check may fail a perfectly good disk.
> Something about the
> # of sectors. Some have said that burning the image
> with the pad option
> eliminated the media check errors.
> > LB
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[linux-help] Re: Laptop Install Probs, Thomas Wallis, 2006/05/05