On 27 November 2010 17:45, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote: > I think it would be great to have a minimal CD/USB install image that would get > you to a point where you can run yum after the reboot. Whether enough server > packages fit to be useful without having yum install more packages is somewhat > irrelevant if we assume that you need enough internet connectivity to do updates > anyway. The idea would be to have a super-fast install that doesn't need a DVD > drive and gets you to a point where you can debug hardware/network problems, add > some drivers, etc. in difficult cases and (unlike a network install) lets you > continue after failures. And it would make it quick and easy for off-site > people to get a machine to the point where you could ssh in to run the rest of > the 'yum install', etc. commands to customize it. That would be an eminently useful install medium, Les. As someone who routinely uses just CD-1 out of an install set, I would certainly make use of such a medium. Alan.