[CentOS] CentOS 4.5 FTP install

Ron Yorston rmy at tigress.co.uk
Tue Jun 5 12:46:47 UTC 2007

Barry Brimer <lists at brimer.org> wrote:
>> I'm having trouble getting CentOS 4.5 to install via FTP.
>> I have a local FTP server with a mirror of 4/os/i386.  I boot from
>> the first CentOS 4.5 CD and enter 'linux askmethod'.  I choose the
>> FTP installation method and DHCP for the IP configuration.  At the
>> FTP Setup screen I enter the IP address of my server and the path
>> of the i386 directory.
>Your FTP server needs the entire 'CentOS' directory from Disc 1, and in 
>the RPMS directory (under the CentOS directory that you just copied) you 
>need all of the rpms from the remaining discs copied into that as well.

I didn't copy the CDs, I mirrored mirror.centos.org/4/os/i386.  That 
contains everything required for an FTP installation, doesn't it?


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