[CentOS] What is the minimum ISO to build a server?

chuck chuck.antrim at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 05:06:15 UTC 2008


One thing that I did that saved me some time is copy all of the ISO's to a
4Gig USB drive to intall.  It was nice not burning CDs and changing them
every 10 mins.  Thanks for all of the tech assists!!

On 9/3/08, Florin Andrei <florin at andrei.myip.org> wrote:
>
> chuck wrote:
>
>> Can I use the - CentOS-5.2-i386-netinstall.iso <
>> http://mirror.its.uidaho.edu/pub/centos/5.2/isos/i386/CentOS-5.2-i386-netinstall.iso>
>>  or CentOS-5.2-i386-LiveCD.iso <
>> http://mirror.its.uidaho.edu/pub/centos/5.2/isos/i386/CentOS-5.2-i386-LiveCD.iso>
>> ?  Or all of the ISO's?
>>
>
> Often I just use the first CD (out of the regular set of install CDs).
>
>
> http://mirror.its.uidaho.edu/pub/centos/5.2/isos/i386/CentOS-5.2-i386-bin-1of6.iso
>
> Choose "customize package groups" (or whatever is the name of that option)
> and then unselect all package groups except Base.
>
> This will give you a relatively "minimal" system. If you want to install
> anything after that, just do a "yum install".
>
> --
> Florin Andrei
>
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