[CentOS] Setting hostname and network settings in 6.0 text mode installer

Baird, Josh jbaird at follett.com
Wed Jul 13 03:11:49 UTC 2011

On Tue, 2011-07-12 at 15:14 -0600, Joe Mata wrote:
> I'm doing my first 6.0 install the same way as I've always done my
> server installs -- in text mode.  But it looks like there's no option
> to do the following in the 6.0 text mode installer?
> * Set hostname
> * Set network settings
> * Choose packages
> I really hope I'm missing something because having to use a GUI to
> install a server is incredibly painful.

Try using Kickstart, especially if you are deploying multiple servers.
Believe me, it makes life MUCH easier.


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