[CentOS] laptop editing

Fri Mar 17 02:47:10 UTC 2017
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 3/16/2017 7:20 PM, Michael Hennebry wrote:
> How does one put centos on a laptop?
> My understanding that laptops no longer come with optical drives.
> Booting from an install disk would be difficult.
>> From https://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Laptops :
> Preparation tasks
>     Repartition your harddisk
>     Backup your Master Boot Record (MBR)
>     Modifying your bootloader
> My understanding is that most laptops have at most one harddisk.
> Can it really be unmounted for partitioning? 

DD the CentOS ISO onto a USB stick.   boot from USB, format HD with 
anaconda, install as desired, done.

john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz