[CentOS] Smallest install?

Tue Jul 6 06:54:12 UTC 2010
Gordon Messmer <yinyang at eburg.com>

On 07/05/2010 03:06 PM, Stephen Harris wrote:
> I have a 500Mb ATA Flash drive in my machine.  If I deselect everything at
> install time (CentOS 5.0 - just for testing) it still requires 524Mb.  Is
> there any way of doing an even smaller install?

Prepare a kickstart file using system-config-kickstart.  In the 
%packages section, list only "@core".  See how that fits your needs. 
You'll probably end up adding additional packages, like "yum" to the 
%packages section.