[CentOS] help install

Sun Apr 28 23:43:42 UTC 2019
Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org>

On Apr 28, 2019, at 00:53, Doug <dmcgarrett at optonline.net> wrote:
> I downloaded Centos-7.0-1406x86_64.kdelive.iso, and started it on the machine that I 

So, that’s an ISO from 2014 with CentOS 7.0.1406. The latest version of CentOS media is 7.6.1810 and you can find ISOs here:

> "EXPERIMENTAL Support Enabled"

This is part of an error output in 7.0.1406 for XFS support, see this for more details:

You really ought to use a recent kernel, which you’d get in 7.6.1810. 

> 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?

The RHEL installation guide mentions this, and the same holds for CentOS. 


> 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?

Just install from a recent Image.