[CentOS] installing centos 6 on an old bird

Thu Jul 12 05:23:37 UTC 2012
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On 07/11/2012 02:53 PM, Tim Dunphy wrote:
> Guys,
> I've been trying to install centos 6.2, then 6.3 onto a 
> supermicro 6013P-8 which does not have a DVD rom drive. 
> Those newer version of CentOS only have DVD (not CD) iso 
> versions so I've been sharing the
> install via NFS.
> With each try the install hangs forever installing 
> 'selinux-policy-targeted-3.7.19-154.el6.noarch'. How can I 
> disable that feature and / or SE Linux altogether so that 
> I can get CentOS 6 installed? I would of course install SE 
> Linux once the box was up.
> I'd really appreciate some advice here.

Hi Tim.

In your kickstart file add this line: (this is for 5.x - not 
tested it on 6.x yet)

# Turn off SELinux.
selinux --disabled


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