At 02:03 PM 3/18/2021, you wrote: > > At 11:47 AM 3/18/2021, you wrote: > >>On Thu, Mar 18, 2021 at 04:44:18PM -0000, Mark Woolfson wrote: > >> > I have a requirement to load CentOS 7.3 on to a server. I have the > >> > distribution on a bootable USB key. > >> > >>I know this comes up on the list quite often, but if you want security > >>updates for 7.3, you're going to end up with 7.9 + patches, so why are > >>you making your life difficult and installing such an old release? > >> > >>If a vendor is telling you that you have to run a particular version, > >>perhaps you should consider finding another vendor, the baseline 7.3 > >>has a lot of glaring vulnerabilities in it that are readily > >>exploitable. > >> > >>-- > >>Jonathan Billings <billings at negate.org> > >>_______________________________________________ > >>CentOS mailing list > >>CentOS at centos.org > >>https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > > > > > > One reason might be that somewhere between 7.3 and 7.9, Centos ceased > > being bootable on Apple hardware. At least that failure occurred for > > me on two machines. > > > > David > > > >But he was talking about a server, something that Apple doesn't have for a >long time now. > >Simon Simon: I am talking about installing Centos on a MacMini, and a MacPro. Ubuntu works, Centos fails.