[CentOS] Headless system

Tue Dec 17 18:17:24 UTC 2013
Chris Stone <axisml at gmail.com>

Have a look at this:



On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Ashley M. Kirchner <ashley at pcraft.com>wrote:

> So I'm in a bit of a pickle ...  I have a machine that needs to be
> repurposed from WinXP to CentOS.  I downloaded the CentOS DVD and all then
> realized ... I don't have a keyboard/mouse for the machine.  It only has
> USB ports on it, and I don't have a single available USB keyboard that I
> can plug in.  Bit of a problem.
> Usually what I do is install via VNC anyway, but that is contingent on me
> already having something on the machine that allows me to connect to it so
> that when it boots up, I can edit the boot parameters and enable VNC.  I
> don't have that this time.
> So, the question is: can I make a DVD image that starts the installer with
> VNC options set and if so, how do I go about that?
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Chris Stone
AxisInternet, Inc.