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A Method to Install Software Packages Directly From Multiple CDs

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000032189D
Original Publication Date: 2004-Oct-26
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Oct-26

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Programs running from a physical CD-ROM lock up the device and prevent the media from being swapped out. Also, installing software directly from multiple CD-ROMs on distributed systems requires the user to mount and unmount the CD-ROM device each time a CD-ROM has to be switched out.