[CentOS] Running the installer from working linux

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Wed Nov 5 02:13:05 UTC 2008

Jason Pyeron wrote:
> I have a box, with no CD rom or accessible ports and no PXE boot support.
> I do have root access.
> I would like to install a fresh copy of Centos 4.
> How do I run the installer from inside a working linux?

Drop in vmlinuz and initrd from say the pxeboot images to /boot with an 
appropriate name. Edit grub.conf with appropriate settings (remote vnc 
installation parameters for example) and then reboot.

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