[CentOS] Where to get version 3.5?

Tue Dec 19 21:35:45 UTC 2006
Aleksandar Milivojevic <alex at milivojevic.org>

Quoting Scott Ehrlich <scott at MIT.EDU>:

> Yes, I know it is old, but I'm looking for a copy of CentOS 3.5 - CDs
> or DVD for i386.

Anybody in favor of calling CentOS 5 "CentOS 5".  No minor versions  
added.  The way Red Hat is doing it.  This 3.x and 4.x thing just  
confuses people.

Scott, once you install 3.5 and apply all security patches and other  
bug fixes, you'll end up with 3.8.  So why not save yourself some  
bandwith and simply install from 3.8 media?  No matter if you install  
from 3.5 or 3.8 media, you'll be effectively running CentOS 3.  It's  
just that in later case (3.5) you'll have more security holes in your  

To answer you question, yes, you can download old media from  
vault.centos.org.  But that is just a bandwith vaster, IMO.  Even if  
you have a big fat pipe connecting you to the internet, like the MIT