[CentOS-devel] Anaconda improvement for network installs

Tue Feb 5 11:51:15 UTC 2008
Seán O Sullivan <seanos at seanos.net>

On Mon, 4 Feb 2008 20:39:10 +0100 (CET)
Dag Wieers <dag at wieers.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Today I got a nice feature request from an OpenSUSE friend :)
> When doing a network installation, it could be useful to have a
> centos-mirror pre-registered into the installation form so that you do
not need a second system (or a reboot to your previous OS) to look up
what the correct mirror address is.
> The actual suggestion was to have a pull-down list of mirrors per
country, but with our mirror-setup a single entry would most likely do
anyway. Plus it keeps the changes to anaconda down to a minimum !
> This maybe something that we could take with us for CentOS 5.2 (and 4.7
and a 3.9 respin ?)

I think a major problem with implementing the above is lack of proxy
support in anaconda : https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=141988


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