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I've had DVD images for the last several versions of Fedora downloaded and mounted so as to serve as a local http install repository. I'm trying to do the same with Fedora 11.

If my memory serves me correctly, somewhere in the Fedora DVD image is a minimal booting CD image which I can burn to CD and get a boot disc, capable of booting a machine and launching an install that will run off of my mounted DVD repository.

I attempted to burn the file images/install.img but this yielded an unmountable disc, so I guess I picked wrong. Where is the boot image located within the DVD, if there is one?

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Okay, looks like Fedora 8, 9, and 10 have an images/boot.iso file, but 11 does not. I guess I was the only one using it. :(

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You should just edit this as an update to your question. –  dlamblin Sep 24 '09 at 21:21
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No, actually I should supply it as an answer to my question, because it is an answer. People can rate it up or down as they see fit. –  skiphoppy Aug 12 '10 at 14:49

I wasn't aware it was included on the DVD previously, but the netinstall image is available from fedoraproject.org, and the standard mirrors.

http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/11/Fedora/i386/iso/Fedora-11-i386-netinst.iso http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/11/Fedora/x86%5F64/iso/Fedora-11-x86%5F64-netinst.iso

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Yes, that's what I'm using unless someone lets me know there's another hiding on the DVD. It's what I used before I discovered the image on the DVD, actually. The boot.iso on the DVD is actually even more minimal than the netinst image. But it worked! –  skiphoppy Sep 9 '09 at 17:59

images/boot.iso that it brun in cd run it !!!!!!

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Where did you find a Fedora 11 DVD with boot.iso on it? Mine doesn't have it. –  skiphoppy Sep 9 '09 at 19:01

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