[CentOS] Creating CentOS DVD from scratch

Tue Apr 5 21:09:38 UTC 2005
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>

YOu know you can download a dvd iso via bit torrent right?

Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:

> I've found discussion about this in list archives, but no final answers. 
>  Many helpfull people wrote in the past how to avoid creating DVD 
> (install from network, install from disk, boot this way, boot that way). 
>  But, I do need DVD, no way around it.  No network, no USB, no floppy, 
> no anything.  Placing files on hard drive not an option.  Just a DVD-ROM.
> By Googling around, I found some pointers how to do it for Red Hat 8/9 
> and Fedora Core.  Basically, something along the lines:
> mkisofs -o centos-dvd.iso -V 'CentOS 4.0' \
>         -b isolinux/isolinux.bin -c isolinux/boot.cat \
>         -no-emul-boot -boot-load-size 4 -boot-info-table \
>         -r -J -T .
> I am able to boot from this DVD image, however Anaconda does not 
> recognize it as CentOS installation CD/DVD.  I guess it is either 
> checking volume label or .diskinfo file (or whatever it is called). 
> Could somebody please save me from downloading 2+ GB DVD image 
> containing files I already have (which I probably couldn't do anyhow, I 
> probably can't use torrent, unless it is using port 80 (?), and there's 
> no DVD image on CentOS download site).

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