[Server-devel] F9 XS - Take it for a spin...
jvonau at shaw.ca
Tue Sep 9 12:29:59 EDT 2008
Martin Langhoff wrote:
> with some caveats... this is a developer preview, lots of things are
> b0rken, but still...
> - download all 759MB of iso here
> - Burn it to a DVD (see notes below on using USB sticks)
> - Install it on a new machine - use the kickstart-driven default menu option
> - After install
> 1 - login as root
> 2 - cd /etc && make -f xs-config.make earlyset && reboot
> - If you have 2 NICs and F9 got them the wrong way around, just
> invoke xs-swapnics and reboot
> Other installation notes...
> - Upgrades... for some reason, Anaconda isn't realising that it is
> supposed to be upgrading... working on that...
> - From a USB device! Ah, well, mildly annoying -
> - grab mkusbinstall from here
> - use it like you'd use livecd-iso-to-disk
> - Anaconda will fail to kind the ks file - fix the path to be
> 'hd:sdb1:/ks.cfg' - assuming your USB disk is mounted as sdb1. It may
> require waiting a few seconds until sdb1 is mounted.
That is an anaconda re-compile time, think I can fix it.
> - Anaconda will need to be told where the ISO is. Pick Hard Drive
> install, sdb1, and the path is 'iso'
add to the kickstart file after interactive:
harddrive --partition=sdb1 --dir=iso
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