[CentOS] installing centOS5.5

Giles Coochey giles at coochey.net
Thu Oct 14 08:47:18 EDT 2010


  On 14/10/2010 14:45, Ritika Garg wrote:
> Want to install CentOS 5.5 by burning the image on DVD. On the 
> link:http://mirrors.hns.net.in/centos/5.5/isos/x86_64/, there is a 
> list given. CentOS-5.5-x86 64-bin-DVD.torrent is in the list. So is 
> the download of the .iso possible only through torrent?
> There is CentOS-5.5-x86 64-netinstall.iso Is this also an .iso which 
> one can download to install CentOS5.5?
The netinstall is a minimal ISO which will grab packages from a package 
repository over the Internet.

I've used it before and with a good network connection and it's faster 
than downloading the DVD if you know what packages you want and don't 
want a system with everything on it.



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