[CentOS] Centos 4.92
David.Mackintosh at xdroop.com
Sun Mar 25 21:34:15 UTC 2007
On Sun, Mar 25, 2007 at 11:34:44PM +0800, John Summerfield wrote:
> >Download to a directory exported with NFS, burn the first one and boot
> >with 'linux askmethod' at the boot prompt, pick 'nfs image' as the
> >method and fill in the host/path information. The install does all the
> >magic of loopback mounting the iso images for you and will switch
> >atomatically when needed. Once it is started you can let it run unattended.
> I much prefer http installs, and my kickstart scripts have evolved to
> expect it.
While there is very little difference between nfs and http installs,
I found that I prefered nfs because I could eject the CD and take it
away after the install got going; http installs seemed to hang on to
the CD until the first boot.
Of course now that I'm getting everything going with PXE (through
Cobbler), I suspect the difference is again pretty much insignificant.
/ /()\ \ David Mackintosh |
dave at xdroop.com | http://www.xdroop.com
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