[CentOS] Centos 6 - What are you looking forward to?

Fri Mar 4 13:45:14 UTC 2011
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On 3/4/11 5:33 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 03/03/2011 11:44 PM, Jimmy Bradley wrote:
>>      I do have one question about Cent OS 6.
>> Sonetimes back, I remember reading that the plan was to spread the iso's
>> over multiple cd's, rather than put it all on 1 dvd. Is that still the
>> plan? As far as when it's released, I say take all the time you need.
>> I'd rather have an os that works, than something that's just thrown
>> together, and is about as stable as windows me, or vista.
> That will depend upon how upstream wrote the item that splits the RPMs.
>   The distros are getting so big now that it might not make sense to
> continue to create CDs ... CentOS 5.6 will have at least 8 (and maybe 9)
> CDs for x86_64.  I would expect that number to grow for CentOS 6.  In
> fact, we already had to split 5.5 x86_64 over 2 DVDs, and both arches
> for CentOS 6 will likely be 2 DVDs.

I always liked the way you could NFS-install from a directory containing the 
downloaded CD iso images but I could never get that to work with a dvd iso.  Is 
there an equally easy way to install from a DVD image on a box without a DVD drive?

    Les Mikesell
      lesmikesell at gmail.com