[Centos] Re: CentOS 3.4 Single CD "Server" version

Sat Jan 22 13:29:03 UTC 2005
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com>

This sounds like what i have done for my machines(i do have 
broadband..some do not).  I performed a minimal installation from 
cd1 then used yum to install the rest of what i needed.  However 
the single cd option is a great idea..<G>.  I also have a copy of 
the CentOS 3.4 DVD downloaded as well..<G>

Rick Graves wrote:
> Hey,
> Lance mentioned yum group install.  This yum group
> capability makes the "server" CD's more versatile than
> the name implies -- you only need a broadband
> connection to get any kind of CentOS install you want.
>  Start with a minimal install off the CD, and then use
> the yum group install to conveniently get the same
> install you could get off the 3 CD set (only more up
> to date).  
> The cAos (single) install CD takes full advantage of
> the yum group install capability.
>>This single CD iso ... has also been designed for
>>covermount magazine use.
> It seems that part of the motivation for the single CD
> is to promote CentOS.  Toward that end, it might be
> good to emphasize that the "server" single CD can be
> used to install desktop, workstation and custom CentOS
> systems, too.  
> Thank you, Lance.
> Rick
> --- centos-request at caosity.org wrote:
>>Message: 2
>>Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 23:30:33 +0000
>>From: Lance Davis <lance at uklinux.net>
>>Subject: [Centos] CentOS 3.4 - i386 - Single CD
>>Server version
>>	release,
>>To: centos at caosity.org
>>Cc: distro at distrowatch.com
>><1106350231.19545.82.camel at centos3.wellhouse>
>>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"
>>For Release:  January 21, 2005
>>The CentOS Team is pleased to announce the official
>>release of a new
>>single CD Server version of CentOS 3.4 for i386.
>>This single CD iso should be ideal for use in
>>datacentres for installing
>>servers and it has also been designed for covermount
>>magazine use.
>>This version includes all of the packages that can
>>be chosen to be
>>installed during a 'Server' install.
>>Once installed yum can be used to install additional
>>packages from
>>mirrors and yum groupinstall can be used to install
>>additional package
>>This release includes all relevant RHEL 3 updates
>>(for U4) and errata up
>>to January 20th, 2005.  
>>A new ISO image is available from mirrors and is
>>also available via
>>Downloading -- Bittorrent
>>The bittorent for the CD is found at :-
> http://mirror.caosity.org/centos/3.4/isos/i386/CentOS-3.4-i386-Server.iso.torrent
>>Please use bittorrent and keep your downloader
>>running for others to use
>>even after the download completes.
>>If you need to install bittorrent for CentOS, rpms
>>are available from
>>Dag's repository. 
> http://dag.wieers.com/packages/bittorrent/bittorrent-3.4.2-1.1.el3.rf.noarch.rpm
>>An earlier version of bittorrent is also available
>>in the CentOS 3.3
>><contrib> repo - which may be installed using 'yum
>>install bittorrent' -
>>a gui version is also available - 'yum install
>>Then execute btdownloadcurses.py <url to .torrent
>>file> in a shell. (or
>>btdownloadgui.py for the gui)   You may need to open
>>ports 6881-6889 and
>>6969 if you have tight firewall restrictions.
>>The .torrent files are also available on all caosity
>>Once again - please leave your downloader running
>>after the download is
>>complete (with ports 6881-6889 open) as your
>>downloader will become part
>>of the peer to peer bittorrent network and reduce
>>the load on our mirror
>>Further information on bittorrent is available at
>>Downloading -- .iso images
>>iso images are available from your favorite CentOS
>>mirror and will be
>>found at :-
>>A current list of mirrors can be obtained from
>>isos are available to purchse from
>>www.cheeplinux.com (UK) and should
>>also be available from a number of other online
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>>Please add any errors or bugs you encounter to
>>buzilla on
>>The CentOS Team
>>Lance Davis
>>CentOS 3 i386 Release Manager
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