On 11/29/2010 02:47 PM, Tim Verhoeven wrote: > On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 1:30 PM, Karanbir Singh<mail-lists at karan.org> wrote: >> so in order to quantify exactly what should be on the minimal install set : >> >> - support install from optical media >> - support install from usb disk >> >> - install as native platform >> + install to Xen domU >> + install to kvm VM >> >> - Functional on post-install >> + firstboot ( for hooks etc that people put in ) >> + yum with the standard centos repos >> + sshd >> + selinux >> + functional dhcp client >> + functional ipv6 stack + ipv4 stack >> + iptables and ip6tables > A list from my kickstarts : > > + ntp > + wget and/or links > + rsync > + telnet (as a test tool) > +1 on all the above >> Questions; >> >> * What else should added in ? >> >> * Should we remove some more excess ? >> >> * what is the thinking on lsb state for this media ? >> >> * Finally, I am conflicted on the idea of dropping the gui installer >> completely. On one hand, we could claw back serious disk space - on the >> other hand, it drastically changes the install experience. Tbh, the >> install experience is a bigger deal. But worth pointing out. > And the problem that the text interfance does not support LVM (at > least in 5, I don't know if they added that in 6) and there are > problably other features that are only in the GUI interface. right. LVM and RAID should definitely be in, from all points of view.