[CentOS] Installing Centos-6 32 bit

Thu Jul 26 11:31:55 UTC 2012
Keith Roberts <keith at karsites.net>

On Thu, 26 Jul 2012, James A. Peltier wrote:

> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
> From: James A. Peltier <jpeltier at sfu.ca>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Installing Centos-6 32 bit

> If you run an interactive installation on a single 
> machine, selecting the components that you want installed, 
> the partition layout and so forth, that machine will 
> generate a kickstart file for you to replicate other 
> machines with located in /root/anaconda-ks.cfg.  You can 
> alter this file as you so choose and use it to then 
> install other machines by passing it the ks= options for 
> protocol, locations and whatnot.

Thank you for reminding me about that option to generate a
basic kickstart file. That's worth doing to get and example 
kickstart file to work on later.

> Adding multimedia repos can be managed as part of the 
> kickstarts post process to add things like RPMFusion, 
> EPEL, ATRPMS and any other third party repo that you want. 
> Once the repositories are available you can then install 
> components from them.

Are the 6 repos still the same as the 5 - apart from 
the version change from 5.x to 6.x ?

> As a side note, have a look at the documentation for 
> kickstart and more specifically the "repo" options.  You 
> can include updates as part of the OS installation ending 
> up with a host that has all updates applied during 
> installation so that when it boots you have a fully 
> patched system when rolled out.

Are you referring to the RH docs or Centos website & wiki 
docs here James?

Kind Regards,



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