[CentOS] CentOS 4.5 FTP install

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 12:56:10 UTC 2007

On 6/5/07, Ron Yorston <rmy at tigress.co.uk> wrote:
> 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?
> Ron

The file CentOS/base/product.img indeed does not exist.  If the
installer is pointing to it, it might be a bug.  Maybe file a bug



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