[CentOS] CentOS-5.5 Live CD & netinstall

Fri Apr 8 18:27:18 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 4/8/2011 7:55 AM, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> Timothy Murphy wrote on 04/07/2011 08:47 AM:
>> Network Installation from CentOS Live CD will no longer be available.
>> (Why not, as a matter of interest?)
> Because network installs tend to be problematic for all but those with
> local repositories or flawless broadband network connections.  Having it
> present was raising unrealistic expectations of netinstall as a viable
> option, and resulting in bad first experiences with CentOS and a large
> support burden.

None of that applies to NFS installs against locally downloaded isos - 
which is the fastest/easiest approach to a full set of install choices 
unless it is your first machine and you don't have anything to act as 
the server.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com