[CentOS-devel] CentOS7 minimal install ISO

Sun Jul 13 12:47:37 UTC 2014
Manuel Wolfshant <wolfy at nobugconsulting.ro>

On 07/13/2014 03:19 PM, Fabian Arrotin wrote:
> On 13/07/14 02:24, Trevor Hemsley wrote:

> [...]
> I've also started to produce a minimal.iso (and so packages manifest)
> It's not about the packages size, but the size of the install media
> *without* any package at all (and metadata) :
> 5.9M		EFI/
> 438M	images/ (we can remove boot.iso , obviously -> 76M)
> 70M		isolinux/
> 279M	LiveOS/
> and we still have to add the packages .. so not sure it will fit on a
> single CD. and if the goal is to produce a DVD iso image, I don't think
> people will be interested in "wasting" a DVD for a ~1G iso instead of
> the normal DVD, that covers both minimal and other "variants" ...
One must think also in terms of USB sticks nowadays. A <1GB image can be 
dd-ed to any stick. I have half a dozen or so 2GB sized leftovers 
received at a conference , initially carrying a popular antivirus. If I 
wouldn't do installs from my phone, those would be my next choice.