[CentOS] CentOS-5.5 Live CD & netinstall

Thu Apr 7 15:08:44 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On 4/7/2011 9:52 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> Tom Grace wrote:
>>> On 07/04/11 15:40, Les Mikesell wrote:
>>>> There is one quirk about USB booting that I forgot: it is likely to
>>>> confuse the installer's concept of disk names and where to install
>>>> grub.
>>> The thing to watch for with this is "Disk ordering" in the grub setup
>>> (only in the graphical installer). Generally Anaconda remaps your
>>> devices so the USB stick becomes /dev/sda, then you get Grub installed
>>> on the stick.
>> I solved all of that last year, and the link I posted covered it all.
> I gave up reading that when I saw stuff about converting an iso to a usb
> boot, none of which needs to be done for an nfs install using the
> boot.img which is already usable.  Do you have a link for the relevant
> part?

The OP, I *think*, was asking how to install without a DVD drive - it
wasn't clear to me what they needed, but since they talked about not
having a drive for optical media, I assumed they were looking for
alternatives besides network install.