Anyone running CentOS 4.5 or 5 on PE2970

John Hodrien johnh at
Thu Jun 7 10:39:51 CDT 2007

On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, Erik Cummings wrote:

> DVD image for v 4.5 x86_64
> DVD image for v 5.0 x86_64
> USB CD-ROM for 4.4, 4.5 or 5.0 x86_64 installs
> Upgrading 32-bit to 64-bit with the OS already installed -- this is involved and would take a while to figure out.
> PXE / Kickstart -- this is very involved and would take a few days to get working.
> more ?

Booting off the disk and then installing off an HTTP/NFS server.  Easy way to
avoid most problems with a tetchy CD/DVD drive.  As easy as dropping the DVD
iso file into a directory on the server.


"Free software is just 'out there'-- it's like finding a still-wrapped condom
  on the street. Sure, you can pick it up and use it, but if bad things happen,
  well, how is that anyone's fault but your own?"     -- Anon.

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