[Centos-docs] VNC Remote Install Disk

Wed Sep 6 22:49:55 UTC 2006
Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org>

Dustin Krysak wrote:
> Hey there - I have a tutorial i wrote for my own docs - not sure if you
> guys want it on the centos wiki.
> It is a custom centos server 4X disk in which the install connects to a
> remote listening VNC viewer.
> The purpose of this disk is simple - to be able to install a second
> system with centos without having to hook up a keyboard/mouse/monitor.
> This second machine is my test machine, and I wipe/install often on it.
> I needed/wanted to use a disk for install as I do not have a 3rd machine
> (or the room for it) to house a NFS server with images on it. In a
> nutshell - I got sick of lifting a heavy ass CRT out of my storage every
> time i wanted to install.
> I suspect it should be located et howtos under misc.
> I suggest the article name "VNC Remote Install Disk".
> As I said - I have it written, but I am going to run through it once to
> update it for centos 4.4 (once the server CD is out).
> I am not sure if you guys are even interested.

interested yes, but could you not achieve the same thing with the 'vnc'
parameters to the normal installer ?

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq