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Difference between CentOS-8.1.1911-x86_64-boot.iso and CentOS-8.1.1911-x86_64-dvd1.iso

The -boot images are designed for installation over the network, external disk or a file server, typically used to install large numbers of computers. Additionally, the package collections allow the ...
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CentOS 7 ISO Kickstart Installation - "Pane is dead"

I've finally solved my own issue! I'll put this as an answer so that if anyone else sees it they will know the cause. However, I assume only Canadians will be affected... It turns out that the ...
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Is it Possible to Install Windows Service Pack from ISO Image?

For each Windows OS, there are three types of ISOs you can download from MSDN or VLSC: the base install ISO containing the original (RTM) version of the OS; the service pack ISO containing only the ...
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Hyper-V: Unable To Start a VM From ISO File

Your ISO file is most probably blocked by Windows. Start by right-clicking the file => Properties. Click Unblock => OK/Apply. Try now, and if that doesn't work, create a copy of the ISO file and try ...
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Hyper-V: Unable To Start a VM From ISO File

The solution to this problem is very simple: just make a copy of the ISO file and use that instead! The issue is that Hyper-V does not support booting from sparse ISO files. A file may be sparse if ...
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Windows boot iso file without press any key

My personal note: copy "C:\Program Files\Windows Kits\10\Assessment and Deployment Kit\Deployment Tools\amd64\Oscdimg\efisys_noprompt.bin" to "fwfile/efisys.bin" Then make ISO image by ...
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How can an ISO image be mounted to a specified drive letter in Powershell?

The following Powershell commands will mount the specified ISO image to the specified drive letter. The mountvol command requires elevation, so run Powershell as an Administrator: # ISO image - ...
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Adding kernel config option to Ubuntu Server installation .iso

It doesn't matter because your system does not compile the Ubuntu kernel. It is built by Ubuntu and shipped in binary form, as virtually all distributions do. If you need a custom kernel you can ...
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Is there a way to change a .iso files volume id from the command line?

xorriso can do this: $ xorriso -dev ./VBoxGuestAdditions.iso -volid 'YourLable' -commit xorriso 1.4.6 : RockRidge filesystem manipulator, libburnia project. xorriso : NOTE : Loading ISO image tree ...
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How to make a bootable install DVD into multiple CD's

Applies To: Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2 If a .wim file is too large for your selected media, you can split the file into smaller files ...
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creating a VM on ESXi 5.5 using ISO on a USB attached to host

ESXi can do USB passthrough to the guest VM. You need to add a USB Host Controller to your VM, and then you can add client USB devices. ESXi won't be seeing the contents of your USB stick, so your ...
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CentOS 7 ISO Kickstart Installation - "Pane is dead"

The issue seems to be quite clear as I might say. Notice that the Pane is dead comes when the post-installation script runs. I'd rather cut that section from ks file or even better log it to ...
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Burn large ISO installer on multiple dual-layer DVDs

No, this is not possible. Use an USB stick.
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How can I create a self extracting / self burning bootable USB image?

This may not be the best answer, but you could always write a script/program that does this yourself. (Which in this case would prompt a Stack Overflow question.) (The following would of course have ...
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Unable to Mount ISO Virtual Media over IPMI/iKVM Viewer

I have found the answer for this. Timothy Frew's answer before me helped point me in the right direction. Port 623/UDP is the standard IPMI port. Port 623/TCP is supermicro's Default Virtual Media ...
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Why are some ISO files not mountable via Supermicro iKVM Viewer

It is the problem of java iKVM Viewer. It for some reason requires a write permission to your iso file. If it is missing, then mounting fails. I have accidentally found mentioning of such requirement ...
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How to make Web ISO work in Virtual Media on SuperMicro ipmi?

From the supermicro ipmi manual: Web ISO: Select this feature to select a Web ISO and mount it from the web page. The file will be mounted from the web interface. To specify the file location, ...
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Google Cloud ISO 27001, 27017, 27018 certificates have expired. Where can I get the new ones

Disclaimer I work for Google Cloud Platform Support. The Engeneering team It is already aware of the issue and it is currently working in order to fix this. As you can check there as been as well a ...
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Unable to Mount ISO Virtual Media over IPMI/iKVM Viewer

Be aware that you’ll need to allow a variety of ports for this on the firewall. Different functions require different ports to be opened up, especially for mounting media. Check supermicros ...
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I am trying to create custom centos 7 ISO, but in my ISO Software selection list is coming empty

I got answer. You need to consider following things. 1)comps.xml. 2)createrepo command. 3)ks.cfg file 4)isolinux.cfg 1)Update your comps.xml and resole all dependency of rpms. Add rpm name in comps....
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Azure Newbie - setting up Virtual metal and installing a custom ISO

Currently, Azure currently supports only VHD. According to your scenario, you should covert iso image to VHD. It is easy for you to do it. Please refer to this link. Notes: Your ISO should then ...
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Preloading docker images with an ISO for redistribution

Docker save/load is exactly what I would do here. Pre-populating /var/lib/docker directly, whether by a package installation, or copying it from CD/DVD, seems extremely hacky. And it's also dependent ...
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Preloading docker images with an ISO for redistribution

You can do this by pre-installing a /var/lib/docker tree. This directory contains all of the images, containers, etc. that are present in a docker environment, so you'll want to start from a clean one ...
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Preloading docker images with an ISO for redistribution

@Michael Hampton's answer seems about right to me. What I would suggest is that you package the relevant systemd scripts into your ISO, and have those scripts deal with loading or building your ...
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PXE boot to ISO file

You might succeed by chainloading iPXE. iPXE seems to support booting an ISO file from an HTTP server.
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Create Windows LiveCD

A "live" version of Windows is called WinPE (Preinstallation Environment). Quoting the MS Technet article on how to create a WinPE CD/DVD: Install the Windows ADK Install the following features ...
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recover original file system from raid6 iso's

You can't. If you want md to "scrub the bits" then you have to mount the files read-write.
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RHEL 6.5 iso issue

I just found a solution. While I was checking what were the software installed in the Redhat 6.5, I noticed that the mysqls that were installed were 32bit and the Redhat is a 64bit. So I remove first ...
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Official Windows Server 2003 ISO wont boot

Cd 1 boot, not Cd2 for R2. Check your download to validate what its, as you can see the boot file on it. Be sure its not just SP2 you downloaded. (In those days they offered iso with only the SP on ...
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How to install VMware 5.5 and higher on HP BL460c G6

Have you tried doing this on more than one server? The reason I ask is that the 'vanilla' 5.5u2d ISO definitely works on a plain BL460c G6 because I've just installed it for this question on one of ...
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