[CentOS] Actually try to install CentOS7

Sun Jun 14 20:03:16 UTC 2015
jd1008 <jd1008 at gmail.com>

On 06/14/2015 08:12 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 03:39:56PM -0600, jd1008 wrote:
>> I tried the the two boot options.
>> They work (i.e. it does not crash.)
> Good to hear!
>> However, it does not let me do manual partitioning.
>> That absolutely sucks and blows at the same time.
>> Who thought this crap out.
> The Installer in CentOS7 is confusing, particularly the partitioning
> section, but it *does* let you do manual partitioning.  If you see
> this display:
> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/Installation_Guide/images/diskpartsetup/disk-setup-x86.png
> (From:
> https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/Installation_Guide/sect-disk-partitioning-setup-x86.html )
> You need to pick 'I will configure partitioning'.
>> Also, it does not provide for the option to upgrade.
>> In fact the banner does not even say
>> Install or Upgrade.
> No one ever said it would allow you to upgrade the system in-place.
> Aside from the 'preupg' method (which can leave you with a brokent
> system), the method you use to upgrade a system from CentOS6 to
> CentOS7 is to back up your data, install CentOS7, and restore your
> data.
> The jump from CentOS6 to CentOS7 is big enough that a lot of software
> can't safely be upgraded via yum.  It's not a minor update.
I did indeed see the option that says I will configure partitioning.
But when I return back to the screen (where it has all the icons
that let you select the initial things, like date, time ...etc, it says
about destination:  automatically....