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This test is designed to test installing using iso images on a local disk partition.
 
This test is designed to test installing using iso images on a local disk partition.
  
 
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{{admon/note|Note|This test requires a local disk partition sized large enough to house at least 4 650MB iso images.  For further details please refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: Installation Guide, sections  [https://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-4-Manual/x8664-multi-install-guide/s1-steps-hd-install.html Preparing for a Hard Drive Installation]  and  [https://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-4-Manual/x8664-multi-install-guide/s1-begininstall-hd.html Installing from a Hard Drive] .}}
 
 
NOTE: This test requires a local disk partition sized large enough to house at least 4 650MB iso images.  For further details please refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: Installation Guide, sections  [https://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-4-Manual/x8664-multi-install-guide/s1-steps-hd-install.html Preparing for a Hard Drive Installation]  and  [https://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/enterprise/RHEL-4-Manual/x8664-multi-install-guide/s1-begininstall-hd.html Installing from a Hard Drive] .
 
 
 
  
 
== Steps To Reproduce ==
 
== Steps To Reproduce ==
  
  
1. Start the anaconda installer
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# Start the anaconda installer
 
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# Create a 5G physical disk partition (not LVM) with mount point /iso (NOTE the disk and partition anaconda uses, e.g. /dev/sdb1 as this will come into play in later steps)
1. Create a 5G physical disk partition (not LVM) with mount point /iso (NOTE the disk and partition anaconda uses, e.g. /dev/sdb1 as this will come into play in later steps)
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# Proceed with your installation using a minimal package set
 
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# Boot into your new system and copy all applicable installation disc iso's to your /iso directory.
1. Proceed with your installation using a minimal package set
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# Reboot your system into the installation program using any available method:
 
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#* PXE boot into the installer
1. Boot into your new system and copy all applicable installation disc iso's to your /iso directory.
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#* boot.iso
 
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#* *disc1.iso
1. Reboot your system into the installation program using any available method:
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#* Copy $TREE/images/pxeboot/* into your /boot and update /etc/grub.conf to boot the installer
 
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# Select a language
 
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# Select a keyboard mapping
* PXE boot into the installer
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# Select hard drive as your installation source
 
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# Select the disk partition that houses your disc iso images.  Note, this was the disk partition created in step#2 above
* boot.iso
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# Select auto-partition at the disk partitioning screen
 
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# Proceed with an all-language @everything installation
* *disc1.iso
 
 
 
* Copy $TREE/images/pxeboot/* into your /boot and update /etc/grub.conf to boot the installer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1.  Select a language
 
 
 
1.  Select a keyboard mapping
 
 
 
1.  Select hard drive as your installation source
 
 
 
1.  Select the disk partition that houses your disc iso images.  Note, this was the disk partition created in step#2 above
 
 
 
1. Select auto-partition at the disk partitioning screen
 
 
 
1.  Proceed with an all-language @everything installation
 
  
  

Revision as of 14:56, 16 July 2008

InstallSourceHardDrive

Description

This test is designed to test installing using iso images on a local disk partition.

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Note
This test requires a local disk partition sized large enough to house at least 4 650MB iso images. For further details please refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4: Installation Guide, sections Preparing for a Hard Drive Installation and Installing from a Hard Drive .

Steps To Reproduce

  1. Start the anaconda installer
  2. Create a 5G physical disk partition (not LVM) with mount point /iso (NOTE the disk and partition anaconda uses, e.g. /dev/sdb1 as this will come into play in later steps)
  3. Proceed with your installation using a minimal package set
  4. Boot into your new system and copy all applicable installation disc iso's to your /iso directory.
  5. Reboot your system into the installation program using any available method:
    • PXE boot into the installer
    • boot.iso
    • *disc1.iso
    • Copy $TREE/images/pxeboot/* into your /boot and update /etc/grub.conf to boot the installer
  6. Select a language
  7. Select a keyboard mapping
  8. Select hard drive as your installation source
  9. Select the disk partition that houses your disc iso images. Note, this was the disk partition created in step#2 above
  10. Select auto-partition at the disk partitioning screen
  11. Proceed with an all-language @everything installation


Expected Results

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