[CentOS] install via http

Jeff Larsen jlar310 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 26 17:59:31 UTC 2007

On Nov 26, 2007 11:50 AM, James A. Peltier <jpeltier at cs.sfu.ca> wrote:
> Scott Ehrlich wrote:
> > Maybe I missed the install option, but I didn't know this was possible!
> >
> > I thought the install could only occur from  CD or DVD media?
> >
> > Scott
> Far from it, you can install from CD, DVD, NFS, FTP and HTTP.  Google
> for kickstart install media to see.
> just pass the parameters
> linux --url=http://location/to/install/from
> and you're off and running :)

Not only that, but you can make a nice small (10Mb) iso image that you
can use to boot from. Great for mounting virtual media in a Dell DRAC
to launch a network install. Here's the docs on  how to do it:


See section 2.4.2.


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