The FTP dialog applies only if you are installing from an FTP server (if
you selected in the Installation
Method dialog). This dialog allows you to identify the FTP server
from which you are installing Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Figure 4-5. FTP Setup Dialog
Enter the name or IP address of the FTP site you are installing from,
and the name of the directory containing the RedHat/
installation files for your architecture. For example, if the FTP site
contains the directory
(where arch is replaced with the architecture
type of your system, such as i386, ia64, ppc, or s390). If everything was
specified properly, a message box appears indicating that
base/hdlist is being retrieved.
Next, the Welcome dialog appears.
You can save disk space by using the ISO images you have already copied
to the server. To accomplish this, install Red Hat Enterprise Linux using
ISO images without copying them into a single tree by loopback mounting
them. For each ISO image:
mount -o loop example-1.iso discX