[Centos] Re: centos] CentOS Remote Installation ?
R P Herrold
herrold at owlriver.com
Wed Dec 15 16:10:02 UTC 2004
On Wed, 15 Dec 2004, Sven wrote:
> Is there a way to install centos over my actually debian or suse server like
> an autoinstaller script or rsync or nfs?
> I have no local access to the server so that the installation must be done
> over remote.
> If yes can anyone provide an faq or HowTo for a way to update my server to
Thisapproach of doing a hot overwrite is essentially not
readily attainable , as to the Debian install, and certainly
not something which would be common enough to be well
documented or tested.
It is possible to essentially do a chrooted install in a spare
partition, and do the 'fixup' of the bootloader to 'dual boot'
between the old and a new OS; I do so on a development box I
maintain where it runs either caos-1 or Centos-33 on the same
hard drive, (and of course, in the same chassis).
I have done recovery work where a person had overlaid RH over
top of a Slackware install -- it was a real mess.
-- Russ herrold
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