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Generate an up to date image to install a CentOS or RedHat system over the network

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What this is all about

You want to install CentOS or RedHat Enterprise over the network — using the netinstall.iso.
You maintain an up to date repository of RPMs using mrepo.
You don't want to install and have to immediately update.
You don't want to keep an (out of date) ISO image just to install from.

The point is that ISO images are only made when a new release is announced, so it will become out of date quite quickly. If you maintain a repository to update your machines from then you have almost everything that you need to install an up to date machine over the network.

This tutorial tells you how to do the rest using a tool: mrepo-make-netinstall.

License and copyright

All description & sample files copyright (c) 2012 Parliament Hill Computers. Author: Alain D D Williams.

You may used these files as the basis your own (or organisation's/company's) project(s) (under whatever licence that you see fit). You may not claim ownership or copyright of any substantially unmodified files. Acknowledgement would be appreciated, but is not necessary.

These demonstrations are made available in the hope that they are useful. There may be errors: there is no warranty at all, use at your own risk.

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