[CentOS] CentOS-7-x86_64-dvd-2009.iso is too big for DVD blanks

Wed Mar 17 02:03:14 UTC 2021
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On March 16, 2021 11:16:21 AM EDT, Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu> wrote:
>On Sun, 14 Mar 2021, Robert G. (Doc) Savage via CentOS wrote:
>> We need to ask the developers to make a re-spin that's about 5MB
>> smaller. And before someone suggests it, the 2010-vintage server I'm
>> trying to install CentOS on does not support booting from a thumb
>> drive, so that option is not available.
>What will it boot from?
>I do not use thumb drives.
>I have a USB interface to SD cards.
>Can you make the .iso file into a disk partition (not a file in it)?
>I've sometimes booted from one of those.

To the OP:

Is it possible to install an earlier release that might conceivably be smaller, then run yum update?