On Wednesday 26 September 2007 12:35:35 tony chamberlain lemko com wrote: > I install a bunch of CentOS machines. It gets tiring having to switch CDs > (they don't have DVD drive). I found > http://www.centos.org/docs/2/rhl-ig-as-x86-en-2.1/s1-install-network.html > where I believe you can install over a network. Anyway I copied everything > from the 4 CDROMs to /usr/CentOS_Install and made a ks.cfg file and put it > there. But when I install CentOS from a CD I don't see where you specify to > install from a network rather than from the CD. (I guess that sounds a bit > counter, but don't you still need the CD to start the installation)? > > How can I use FTP to install from the directory I made on another machine, > so I don't have to keep switching CDs? > > > Tony You burn the boot iso image from theee images directory on CD1. When you boot the machine you want to install from this CD you reply "linux askmethod" a the boot prompt. Or reply at the boot prompt with "linux ks=[whatever] "
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