[CentOS] Running the installer from working linux

Jason Pyeron jpyeron at pdinc.us
Wed Nov 5 15:06:52 UTC 2008


 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Jim Perrin
> Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2008 11:11 PM
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> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Running the installer from working linux
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> On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 9:13 PM, Christopher Chan 
> <XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX> wrote:

Please configure the mail client...

> > Jason Pyeron wrote:
> >>
> >> I have a box, with no CD rom or accessible ports and no 
> PXE boot support.
> >>
> >> I do have root access.
> >>
> >> I would like to install a fresh copy of Centos 4.
> 
> There are two decently good reads on this.
> 
> http://jkamp.com/?p=69
> 
> and 
>
http://www.karan.org/blog/index.php/2005/06/15/upgrading_to_centos4_over_a_remot
e_vnc_c
> 

Thanks I did not think of doing a remote install, as I had console access.

I guess I could just use the "text" as a kernel option and go on my merry way.

> Both detail quite thoroughly what you're looking to do.
> 
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> revolutionary act.
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