[CentOS] Centos 5.3 live-cd install -

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Mon Aug 10 17:56:24 UTC 2009

Bob Goodwin wrote:
> Robert wrote:
>> Bob Goodwin wrote:
>>> I just downloaded the Centos 5.3 live-cd and booted the resulting disk. 
>>> I do not see an icon to install from the cd!
>>> Did i get the wrong thing? I have a fixed allocation of bandwidth and 
>>> hate to waste 700+ megs!
>>> Bob
>> IMO, if you're on a dial-up or other slow connection, your waste was not 
>> in downloading the live CD, rather in not springing for a few bucks to 
>> buy a Live CD and an installation DVD (or set of 6 CDs).  I still 
>> remember downloading Star Office 5.something years ago.  Painful... 
>> _______________________________________________
> Ok, I may have botched that one. I have been routinely using the fedora 
> Live-cd's to install from. Wildblue is a satellite  system and I only 
> get 17 gig's/30 days and I spread that among four other members of the 
> household.
> I will have to look further, there were some options on the opening 
> screen that I ignored. 

You can do a netinstall via the LiveCD too.  This is identical to doing
the install via the netinstall CD.


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