[CentOS-devel] EL6 and larger than DVD install media

Wed Oct 20 18:56:49 UTC 2010
Jure Pečar <pegasus at nerv.eu.org>

On Wed, 20 Oct 2010 13:16:54 -0500
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:

> What I've always wanted is a very minimal install iso that will get the 
> machine to a point where yum works.  And some moderately large number of 
> pre-selected lists of packages you could tell yum to install either as 
> group names yum knows about or just big lists of package names that 
> someone familiar with them thinks would be suitable for some type of 
> usage (office workstation, development system, media player, web server, 
> etc.), and some tool to grab and maybe edit this list from your minimal 
> (non-GUI) base install.


Alternatively, why not introduce a 8GB image for usb keys? Or a simple
method (say, a shell or python script) that would fetch everything from the
net and locally put together a bootable usb?


Jure Pečar