[CentOS] installing Desktop faster

Sat Sep 6 18:57:27 UTC 2014
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 9/6/2014 11:06 AM, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> Luckily, there is nice equivalent of what you would like standard Desktop
> installation would be, or anything else which you can tweak to your needs
> once and then install that tweaked system with one go on as many boxes as
> you wish. It is called "kickstart". Even better: RedHat (and CentOS) have
> more or less preconfigured set of stuff to install (minimal, Desktop,
> server, Development workstation,...) you can just use one of them in
> graphic installer and voila, you will have it installed with minimal brain
> effort.

and my experience is, kickstart installs off a reasonably fast NFS 
server over gigE are /way/ faster than CDROM/DVDROM installs.

john r pierce                                      37N 122W
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