[CentOS] automated install over network

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Tue Mar 20 17:52:51 UTC 2007

Dave wrote:
> Hello,
>    I've got a machine i'd like to put CentOS 4.4 on. Unfortunately this 
> machine doesn't have a rom in it, just a floppy and a network card. I 
> was wondering if i could boot it, then have it pick up what it needs to 
> start the install off the network and do an unattended install vi nfs? 
> Or, if that's not possible would it be possible to boot and load CentOS 
> completely from the network bypassing the hard disk altogether? I don't 
> need x on this box, in fact it doesn't have a monitor, most of the work 
> it will do will be via ssh, or unattended stuff.

Could you do something like this :


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