How to boot from 7.3 CD and then FTP install

"Saúl Perdomo M." saul at
Thu Mar 13 11:49:00 CST 2003

No such thing as a dumb question, Sean.  As far as I know, you'll 
definitely need a boot floppy.  I'm not sure how to go about it in RH, 
but I've often performed remote FTP installations with Mandrake, and 
it's worked great every time.  (If only I could get Mandrake to run on 
our Dell server... but that's another story =).

David Eastcott's (very) detailed document on how to do this with 
Mandrake was a big help to me; you may be able to extrapolate some of 
the directions to RH.  It's at


- Saul Perdomo

Sean M Lentner wrote:

>Dumb question but I have a CD remotely placed in my Dell 1550 server and I
>need to reload the server. How do I use the CD to start the install but kick
>off an FTP install from the boot menu option screen? Or do I need to make a
>boot diskette?
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