Important information

This plugin requires a static IP address (Default is 10.0.0.1).
Every change to the server IP MUST be reflected into the plugin's menu file.
How to adjust ERPXE to local IP address

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CentOS 5.9 , 6.4
200px-CentOS_full_logo.svg.png
http://www.centos.org/

Information

ERPXE Module

  • Name: - CentOS
  • Version: 5.9 , 6.4

Plugin type

Plugin type
CentOS Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
No No No Yes No No

Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
CentOS CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
No Optional Optional Optional Yes Yes

Screen Shots

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Special Information

CentOS is a free operating system distribution based upon the Linux kernel. It is derived entirely from the Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) distribution.

CentOS exists to provide a free enterprise class computing platform and strives to maintain 100% binary compatibility with its upstream source, Red Hat.

CentOS stands for Community ENTerprise Operating System.

CentOS is the most popular Linux distribution for web servers with almost 30% of all Linux web servers using it.

Linux Installation Instructions

Download centos5-6-XXX.tar.gz to /

https://sourceforge.net/projects/erpxe/files/plugins/

extract centos5-6-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf centos5-6-XXX.tar.gz

Download CentOS 5,6 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :

http://www.centos.org/modules/tinycontent/index.php?id=30

Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)

mkdir /mnt/cdrom/
mount -o loop /mnt/CentOS-X.X-ARCH-bin-DVD.iso /mnt/cdrom/

CentOS 5 x86: Copy initrd.img , vmlinuz and the entire ISO to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/5/i386/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/initrd.img /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/5/i386/initrd.img
rsync -avHPS /mnt/cdrom/ /tftpboot/er/shares/centos/5/i386/   #Repeate this phase for both DVD ISO files

CentOS 5 x64: Copy initrd.img , vmlinuz and the entire ISO to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/5/x86_64/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/initrd.img /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/5/x86_64/initrd.img
rsync -avHPS /mnt/cdrom/ /tftpboot/er/shares/centos/5/x86_64/   #Repeate this phase for both DVD ISO files

CentOS 6 x86: Copy initrd.img , vmlinuz and the entire ISO to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/6/i386/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/initrd.img /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/6/i386/initrd.img
rsync -avHPS /mnt/cdrom/ /tftpboot/er/shares/centos/6/i386/

CentOS 6 x64: Copy initrd.img , vmlinuz and the entire ISO to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/vmlinuz /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/6/x86_64/vmlinuz
cp /mnt/cdrom/isolinux/initrd.img /tftpboot/er/plugins/centos/6/x86_64/initrd.img
rsync -avHPS /mnt/cdrom/ /tftpboot/er/shares/centos/6/x86_64/

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!