[CentOS] Installing from CD

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Wed Jul 13 11:54:28 UTC 2011

Steve Clark wrote:
>   On 07/13/2011 12:46 AM, Ron Blizzard wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 2:54 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:
>>> On 07/12/11 11:53 AM, Ron Blizzard wrote:
>>>> On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 10:29 AM, Steve Clark<sclark at netwolves.com>  wrote:
>>>>>>  With an HP DL140 we open the cover and temporarily plug in a  standard atapi
>>>>>>  5.25 DVD drive in place of the CD drive.
>>>> If he's talking about a standard Optiplex GX240, it takes a regular
>>>> IDE DVD drive which is almost a throw-away item these days.
>>> an HP DL140 is a 1U server that uses a very slim laptop style drive.
>> Even laptop style DVD drives have become a near throw-away item.
>> Everyone wants DVD writers now.
> Yeah, but it is really hard to find atapi style laptop drives, 
> everything has gone to sata.
> -- 

If there is support in the BIOS, you can use USB DVD drive, even if you 
use USB rack for HDD 3.5" and hook regular DVD drive instead of HDD. I 
have done that in the past.


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