[K12OSN] network install from RPMS?

Rob Owens hick518 at yahoo.com
Tue May 16 21:34:28 UTC 2006

So the network install pretty much works the same
whether you put the isos or the RPMS on your local web
server?  (I hope that's what you're telling me,
because that's what I was hoping to hear!)



--- Ben Nickell <twinprism at athena.physics.isu.edu>

> Rob Owens wrote:
> >I know you can do a network install using the iso
> >files.  Can you do a network install using the
> RPMS? 
> >It would be nice to be able to use the same set of
> >files for both a local repository and for network
> >installs.
> >
> >Thanks
> >
> >-Rob
> >
> >  
> >
> Yes you can.. at least in previous versions
> You either need to extract the RPMs off the CD's or
> mirror a network 
> repository.  (using rsync or something similar)
> If you are running apache, and but the files in a
> directory under it's 
> document root, (usually  /var/www/html) you can do a
> http install from 
> there.  You can also do installs via ftp, but it has
> been since redhat 6 
> since I've done that, so the memory is fuzzy. 
> That might get you started. I can give more specific
> instructions or dig 
> up some links tomorrow if that is not enough. 
> Best Regards,
> Ben
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