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Bug 80362 - RFE: Implement harddrive ISO graphical install
Summary: RFE: Implement harddrive ISO graphical install
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Michael Fulbright
QA Contact: Mike McLean
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-12-24 23:20 UTC by Warren Togami
Modified: 2007-03-27 03:59 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Enhancement
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Last Closed: 2003-06-25 16:11:40 UTC

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Description Warren Togami 2002-12-24 23:20:38 UTC
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Description of problem:
Currently graphical installation is available with NFS loopback mounted ISO
images but not ISO images on a local hard drive partition.

Jeremy Katz wrote:
>>* Why isn't X installation available in hard disk ISO installation?
> The reason used to be because we couldn't load the stage2 needed for
> graphical installations into RAM and we couldn't just loopback mount
> it because that would make the disk busy while trying to repartition.
> With parted 1.6, this should be a moot point, it's just not been high
> on the list of things to find time to look into :/

Should be possible to implement.

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Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2003-04-02 20:35:33 UTC

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