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8.3 boot.iso

Post by desertcat » 2020/12/21 01:32:48

OK I am proceeding with my "tire kicking" and noticed that CentOS 8.3 is out!! I went to the Mirrors list and have started downloading the CentOS-8.3.2011-x86_64-dvd1.iso, but noticed that there is something called CentOS-8.3.2011-x86_64-boot.iso. Once the dvd1.iso has finished being downloaded do I need to download the boot.iso as well?

Here's to kicking tires!!

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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by TrevorH » 2020/12/21 02:27:05

Boot.iso is the old netinstall iso, to be used for network installs. You don't need it.
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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by desertcat » 2020/12/21 06:25:58

TrevorH wrote:
2020/12/21 02:27:05
Boot.iso is the old netinstall iso, to be used for network installs. You don't need it.
Ah!!! Thanks TrevorH.

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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by antonio1 » 2020/12/22 22:14:52

It seems that we have a big problem with the image CentOS-8.3.2011-x86_64-dvd1.iso. It can boot but can't pass over installation source problem from installation summary. The error is "Error setting up base repository" without changing anything. I tried on many system but still not working, can't see the USB stick image as a repository source.

I want to mention two importing things. This image works very well when I try to install as a virtual machine having as source the iso file, but with USB stick which was burned with rufus very well it boot but not seeing the repository. The second important thing is that I tried the same with the image CentOS-8.2.2004-x86_64-dvd1.iso which works perfectly and give me no error.

So...does somebody else face this problem in the new image of CEntos 8.3 "CentOS-8.3.2011-x86_64-dvd1.iso" ?
Internet is not talking too much about this problem, maybe is just new and not many people faced it.

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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by TrevorH » 2020/12/22 23:33:52

It's more likely to be rufus.
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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by antonio1 » 2020/12/23 07:38:25

How could be rufus if I'm using it for both images CentOS 8.3 and CentOS 8.2, the first one doesn't work and the second one works? What another burner do you recommend to try?

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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by TrevorH » 2020/12/23 11:36:22

Rufus is known to corrupt the CentOS isos if run with the wrong options selected. Use one of the known-to-work utilities linked to off the USBInstall page that's in my signature below.
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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by antonio1 » 2020/12/26 12:09:07

To use dd instead of rufus I need Linux, but I prepare everything under windows to have CentOS 8.3. What is the other way to burn this image under windows instead of rufus? If really rufus generate this problem I have to report them too.

thank you,

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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by TrevorH » 2020/12/26 15:12:37

If you look at the USB Install link in my sig, it has direct links to Windows executables for both dd and for rawrite2.
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Re: 8.3 boot.iso

Post by antonio1 » 2020/12/26 19:43:40

unbelievable Trevor, you had totally right. I used rawrite2 and the image is ok in installation summary, installation source detect everything locally without any error. I couldn't believe this and I couldn't find this solution without your help, because I never thought to that. I have to contact rufus for their problem.

thank you again, problem solved.

Adding later message: After discuss with rufus developer I didn't pay to much attention to messages popup by rufus where is mentioned if anybody face a problem to select burning through dd mode. I did the test with rufus and works great in dd mode.

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