[CentOS] how to convert 7 cd iso images into one dvd image?

Sat Jan 15 02:08:47 UTC 2011
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 01/14/11 5:36 PM, Jorge Fábregas wrote:
> On 01/14/2011 09:29 PM, Kenneth Wolcott wrote:
>> I suppose I could install from the cd iso images, but it is a pain to
>> virtually eject and remount cd iso images during the install :-(
> There is a trick where you can perform an installation with just the
> first CD (and you won't be asked for further CDs) if you do this:
> 1) do a text-based installation (on the prompt right after booting type:
>   linux text<ENTER>)
> 2) when it comes to package selection, uncheck all groups but then click
> on customize packages (to get into package details)..and uncheck all of
> them.
> The previous steps are from my head (specially #2) but just pay
> attention to the software and what I said and you'll be fine.
> You'll get an installation of about 600 to 700 MB and then you can use
> "yum" to install whatever you need to install.

or, put all the 5.2 CD contents on a local http server, and use 
(<8MB) to install it.