[CentOS] truly minimal install

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Wed Jun 25 08:20:24 UTC 2008

Use a kickstart-file that has a "nobase" statement..

And have a look at CLIP (http://oss.tresys.com/projects/clip/wiki/WikiStart) for a truly minimal kickstart (and a lot of other security related stuff, if you're interested)..



----- Original Message -----
From: "Karanbir Singh" <mail-lists at karan.org>
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Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2008 1:17:28 AM GMT +01:00 Amsterdam / Berlin / Bern / Rome / Stockholm / Vienna
Subject: Re: [CentOS] truly minimal install

David Hláčik wrote:
> My question is, which way i will achieve really minimum install (with yum).
> So far, i have during install unchecked all packages , then customized
> groups and removed everything including base system.
> As a result my CentOS install was 800MB , which is still to much for us.
> Value around 300 - 400 MB is OK.

do a bunch of 'yum erase' runs postinstall to remove whatever you dont
need ?

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