[CentOS] Is it okay?

Wed Jan 19 22:09:25 UTC 2011
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Lamar Owen wrote:
> On Wednesday, January 19, 2011 04:26:57 pm Robert Heller wrote:
>> At Wed, 19 Jan 2011 22:00:21 +0100 CentOS mailing list
>> <centos at centos.org> wrote:
>> > On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 9:09 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>
>> wrote:
>> > > the LiveCD will not install the operating system.   It is purely for
>> > > demo or diagnostic purposes.
>> > But there comes an option "Install to Hard-disk" after we see the Live
>> > CD desktop!
> Yes, it looks like it works; no, it's not officially supported, and
> reading the page implies you have to build it yourself.  This looks to me
> like the Fedora LiveCD install method; basically, it copies the LiveCD to
> the HD and sets things up as if it were installed via kickstart and with
> the regular installer.
> I do remember doing a couple of Fedora installs this way; they are fast,
> that's for sure.
Yeah - I hate the Fedora way. Why not *ask* where you want to install the
liveCD? Why force it into /boot, when until now, *everyone* has kept boot
at about 100M or so?

         mark, grumble, grumble