[CentOS] "installation source" specification for netinstall

Wed Dec 16 00:53:35 UTC 2015
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 12/15/2015 06:47 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 12/15/2015 4:44 PM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Why do you want to do a net install.  Download the DVD (ie:
>> CentOS-7-x86_64-DVD-1511.iso ) and install from that.  The install will
>> be much faster than off site net install and you don't need a network
>> connection to do the install.
> I still prefer installing the 'minimal' iso, then installing the
> specific packages your deployment requires via yum.

I do that as well .. but that requires knowing how to work with yum
groups and or being able to figure out another way which exact packages
you actually need.

I am not entirely sure that inexperienced admins can do that very well :)

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