[CentOS] Installing from CD

Keith Roberts keith at karsites.net
Wed Jul 13 17:15:18 UTC 2011

On Wed, 13 Jul 2011, Les Mikesell wrote:

> To: centos at centos.org
> From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Installing from CD
> On 7/13/2011 10:01 AM, Keith Roberts wrote:
>>> Yeah, but it is really hard to find atapi style laptop drives, everything
>>> has gone to sata.
>> Try the older latops, you might even pick up a bare drive on
>> ebay.
> I haven't tried it with a cd/dvd drive, but you can get inexpensive USB
> cables with combo adapters for IDE (both full and laptop size) and sata
> with corresponding power connectors that are very handy to have around
> for temporary hookups.

That sounds the easiest path to go to. But if you are using 
USB to start with, why not try installing Centos from the 
USB drive directly to the fixed HDD in the machine? Or am I 
missing something?



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