[CentOS] Linux CD Stores

Kwan Lowe kwan.lowe at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 17:23:47 UTC 2009


On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 11:23 PM, ML <mailinglists at mailnewsrss.com> wrote:
> HI All,
>
> It seems that the days of ordering burned CD's of distros has faded.
> People just have fast internet now. I recall a number of times that I
> ordered Slackware CD's or others because it was just easier than
> downloading and burning myself. I am actually planning on ordering
> CentOS 5.4 media when available to support the project.

Fast internet connections certainly helped, but in many cases, we
don't even need physical media anymore. I use ISOs directly to boot
virtual machines and a USB stick for physical machines that retrieve
the installation from a loopback mounted ISO on a file server.


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