[CentOS] help install

Sun Apr 28 18:36:31 UTC 2019
Doug <dmcgarrett at optonline.net>

On 04/28/2019 12:53 AM, Doug wrote:
> On 04/27/2019 09:21 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
>> On Sat, 27 Apr 2019 20:18:40 -0400
>> Doug wrote:
>>> I have tried 4 or 5 times to install Centos 7,* and it seems to 
>>> install,
>>> but it won't boot to KDE or any desktop. It comes up in text mode, and
>>> nothing I do will get it into a kde mode.
>> Try booting one of the "live images" and see if it will work that 
>> way.   A gui should just show up by magic when it finishes booting.
>> You can install Centos directly from the live image if it works.
> I downloaded Centos-7.0-1406x86_64.kdelive.iso, and started it on the 
> machine that I described, which has the 250GB SSD on it.
> I used the provided md5sum to make sure what I was burning was 
> correct. I then burned the disk with k3B verify, for both the
> md5sum and the actual download file, and burned the DVD with "verify" 
> which succeded. I started to install the DVD at 10:45 PM
> on Saturday, and it is now 12:45 AM Sunday Morning. A long incremented 
> list of large numbers followed by the words,
> "EXPERIMENTAL Support Enabled"
> has been running ever since. I expect it will still be running in the 
> morning when I get up, and after church, when I get home at 1:15PM.
> ***********************************
> Is it possible to
> 1: Get  a specification of the computer characteristics on which 
> Centos will run?
> 1a.  Get the computer requirements, especially necescary disk space?
> 2: Purchase a copy of a disk which is guaranteed to run a CentOS KDE 
> system on the computer which I have described, and
>       and if so, from whom?
> --doug
So now it is 14 hours later, and it is still spitting out these numbers, 
once a minute or so. At the bottom of this interminable list,
instead of the former quote, it now says: "Use of these features in this 
kernel is at your own risk."
I'd really like to try this system, but it defies me.