[CentOS] Centos 5.3 live-cd install -
heller at deepsoft.com
Mon Aug 10 21:33:29 UTC 2009
At Mon, 10 Aug 2009 16:37:42 -0400 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 15:26, Ron Blizzard<rb4centos at gmail.com> wrote:
> > If you've got limited access, the best way to install CentOS is
> > probably to download the very small Netinstall ISO -- then do a
> > network install. That way you save having to download all the updates
> > right after installing.
> Actually, as Johnny already said, you can use the LiveCD itself to do
> a netinstall. However, in that case, you will still download the
> packages from the Internet as they are installed.
> On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 15:22, Bob Goodwin<bobgoodwin at wildblue.net> wrote:
> > Actually I only need a minimal install in that computer since I plan
> > on using it as a file server.
> In that case you might want to download only CD 1 of CentOS, since
> (AFAIR) it's possible to do a minimal install using that CD only.
> (Please someone else that has done that recently confirm that this is
> indeed still possible.)
Yes, it is, but there is also a 'Server Install CD', which might be
better. Many of the 'server' (deamon) RPMs are NOT on CD 1 of the CD
set (instead it has other, more desktop-ish RPMs).
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