Welcome on Mandriva Linux installation media.
Mandriva Linux users can find various kind of support:
- Web: http://www.mandriva.com/support/ and http://expert.mandriva.com
- Mailing lists: http://ml.mandriva.net/wws
- Forums: http://forum.mandriva.com
- Security and bug advisories: http://www.mandriva.com/security
- Official documentation: http://doc.mandriva.com
If you look for complete support on Mandriva Linux through our support team, you can order Mandriva Linux PowerPack Edition from our on-line store.
Mandriva has also setup an online community hardware compatibility database which aims to help Linux users find out about the compatibility of their hardware, and follow the improvement of support. If you would like to take part, you can send us the list of hardware in your system and rate its performance under Linux. Other users can then use this information. The information is not linked to your personal information in any way, guaranteeing your privacy. It's quick and easy to contribute.
For more information,see the install.htm file.
Installation media content
This directory is organized as follows:
- extra/: installation advertising images
- images/: boot images
- stage2/: ramdisk images of the installation
- isolinux/: isolinux boot images
- doc/: installation help files in various languages
- dosutils/: installation utilities for DOS
- misc/: source files, install trees
- VERSION: current version number
- COPYING: copyright information
- INSTALL.txt: installation instructions
- README.txt: this file in text mode
If you are mirroring to a partition or an NFS volume, you'll need to get everything under "install/" for installation related files, and everything under "media" for packages, as well as the isolinux images from ""isolinux/".
You can download all the source packages from public mirrors.
Mandriva can be reached at: http://www.mandriva.com/company/contact
The contents of this installation media are Copyright (C) 2003-2008 Mandriva S.A. and others. Please see the individual copyright notices in each source package for distribution terms. The distribution terms of the tools copyrighted by Mandriva can be found in the file COPYING. Mandriva Linux and its logo are trademarks of Mandriva S.A.