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CentOS Installation Problems

CentOS Installation Problems

dominicldominicl Member
edited November 2012 in Help

Hello

I've done this before..but can't remember what I did last time. I'm trying to install CentOS via a DVD. I've got a DVD drive attached to my server mounted with the CentOS image. It's saying there's no CD/DVD media when I am given the option. The other options are: Hard Drive, NFS directory and URL. I am not sure how I resolved this last time.

There is a DVD in the drive, as I am booted into the installation.

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks

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  • Protip : Netinstall.

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  • DamianDamian Member
    edited November 2012

    If it's a netinstall or minimal Centos image, it will not give you the option to install via disc, and will only give the listed options.

    You can just do a netinstall, would be easier: http://www.if-not-true-then-false.com/2011/centos-6-netinstall-network-installation/

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  • jhadleyjhadley Member
    edited November 2012

    You need to install via URL

    The URL you need is http://mirror.centos.org/centos/5.8/os/[architecture]/ for CentOS 5 or http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6.3/os/[architecture]/ for 6.

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  • TazTaz Disabled
    edited November 2012

    Check bios and change the boot order?

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  • @jhadley said: You didn't burn the actual ISO to disk by any chance did you? Also is it an internal or extenal DVD drive?

    Not 100% sure on that, the DC did it. I'm doing a netinstall as suggested. Seems to be working now. Just couldn't remember how I did it last time!

    Thanks.

  • @Taz said: Check bios and change the boot order?

    That wouldn't make much sense, its getting to the device, and telling him there is no media on it. Netinstall is the best option here, even from a home connection a minimal netinstall will not take that long. If there is no OS/bootloader on the HDD it will skip and go to the next in order, so changing it really makes no sense.

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  • I'm in the installation. Resolved. Thanks guys, especially @Zen. I miss the thank button :(

  • You're welcome

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  • TazTaz Disabled

    Misread :(

    Time is good and also bad. Life is short and that is sad. Dont worry be happy thats my style. No matter what happens i won't lose my smile!

  • @Taz said: Misread :(

    ;) No probs

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