[Xorp-users] Install without CD-R or CD-RW
David H. Guerrero
elcinturapartida at yahoo.es
Mon Oct 16 13:20:45 PDT 2006
--- Pavlin Radoslavov <pavlin at icir.org> escribió:
Kristian, Pavlin thanks you for your responses.
> [Note: CC to xorp-hackers because the original question was posted
> to that list as well]
> Kristian Larsson <kristian at spritelink.se> wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 16, 2006 at 01:45:04PM +0200, David H. Guerrero wrote:
> > > Hello, how do I install CD Live XORP 1.3 if I don't have a CD-R or CD-RW
> > > (or "I have no way to burn this image that I just downloaded.")?
> > You could install FreeBSD or Linux or some other
> > system first by PXE booting or whatever and then
> > just download XORP and install on top of that.
I didnt know that option. I had been explore with grub and itn't possible.
> > XORP is merely a routing application suite and can
> > be run on top of several different operating
> > systems. Perhaps you already have a computer
> > installed and ready to go.
> To clarify few points:
> * The XORP LiveCD doesn't have the option to install the software
> on the hard disk. I.e., you can use the LiveCD to try the
> software or just to run a XORP router on a PC that doesn't have a
> hard disk. In both cases you need a CD drive.
> * If you have a floppy on your PC you could use it to install first
> * If you have already an OS on your hard disk, you could download
> the source code, compile it, and then run "gmake install" as a
> root. This will install the software in the "/usr/local/xorp"
> Though, first you should check file "xorp/BUILD_NOTES" that your
> OS is supported.
I have an old laptop (AMD 475 Mhz, 64Mb and 4Gb) with FreeBSD. I can build from
source but it would be very slow =).
There isnt binary distribution of XORP in FreeBSD.
> * One possible solution to try the LiveCD without a CD drive is to
> create a VMware instance for FreeBSD or Linux, but don't install
> the OS itself. Then edit that instance and point the VMware
> drive for that instance to the LiveCD ISO image.
> When you boot the VMware instance you will actually boot the
> LiveCD ISO image.
I didnt know that option.
> > Another option would be to try out Vyatta which is
> > Linux tightly coupled with XORP and a bunch of
> > other programs to provide more of a uniform router
> > feeling. You can take a look at www.vyatta.com,
> > though I don't think there is an installation
> > option other that CD for Vyatta either.
I had installed Vyatta on the hard disk =).
> > Regards,
> > Kristian.
> > --
> > Kristian Larsson KLL-RIPE
> > Network Engineer Net at Once [AS35706]
> > +46 704 910401 kristian at spritelink.se
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