Re: Now with FC11 -- RE: FC10 install will not offer 'askmethod'

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Kam Leo wrote:
On Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 6:42 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I am now trying a FC11 install, I tried the recommendation below that worked
with FC10, to press tab then enter askmethod.  But this did not work.  It
went right along to install from CD, not giving me the option to point it to
my local http repo server....

Aldo Foot wrote:
On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 2:59 PM, Robert Moskowitz<rgm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

I am doing yet another install, this time on a Dell SFF with an internal

I want to do a network install from my local repo.

With older Redhat stuff, I did a 'linux askmethod' at the enter prompt.
have noticed with FC10, that I would frequently not be given the chance
press enter, let alone type in the above command, but I would be given a
menu that would allow me to supply a URL anyway.

Well on this system I go right to the menu about
install/recover/bootlocal/memcheck and from here it goes into the install
from CD without ever being given the option to provide the URL of my
repo.  Even if I let it go all the way to where you can provide which
to load from, I cannot see how to point the installation repo to my

I have tried various combinations of F1, F2, F3 at that startup menu, but
never can get it to a point to let me provide the URL of my repo.

Am I going to have to use a USB CD drive to trick it?


Try with the TAB key as suggested here.


I have no problem with either the F11 net-install CD or DVD. Which one
of the ISO images (Live-CD, CD-disc 1, net-install, or DVD) did you

It is the FC11 CD 1 that I downloaded back in August.

I hit tab, got the prompt for the image load (don't have it in front of me, so I don't have exact details), entered:


and pressed <enter> and it went on its merry way, not asking for any method....

I can try again...

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