[CentOS] CentOS on Acer Laptop

Fri Jul 31 21:08:39 UTC 2009
Jake Shipton <jakems at hotmail.co.uk>

On 31/07/09 22:01, Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 6:56 AM, sam R<samcalc2 at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> I have very basic question:
>> I have downloaded CentOS-5.3-i386-LiveCD from CentOS website. Now I need to
>> install it on my Acer Laptop permanently not as a liveCD. How do I burn it
>> to a DVD to be able to install it by simply restarting my laptop?
> I suggest you go ahead and burn the LiveCD image you downloaded to a
> CD and see if this OS will run, properly, on your HW, before you
> install it. If so, then download the CD's or DVD for a regular
> install. Hang onto the LiveCD, in case you need to test on other HW,
> in case you have a problem and need to rescue, or if go out of town
> and want to run on someone elses HW without leaving tracks.
May also want to consider using the "netinstall" images if you have a 
constant network
connection during install. Saves downloading a whole DVD or a bunch of 
CD's ;-)

Although do try the LiveCD as stated above.


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