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    Add CentOS to Hard drive


    I have an old Linux server, but now the hard drives are reformatted. I want to use this as a test server before I do anything on our live server. Our live server is running CentOS 5 so I would like to install CentOS 5 on this server, however the mother board does not seem to recognize the CD ROM any more, and I have tried other CD ROMs - So, the .iso file I down loaded from CentOS's mirrors can't be installed that way.

    I have a windows machine and I was wondering if I could just dump the .iso file onto one of the reformatted hard drive and then reinstall it into the server?
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    Not really.

    Have you tried fixing the CD drive problem? Does the BIOS recognize it as a device? Has it simply been removed from the boot sequence?
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    I'm an idiot... it was disabled in setup.

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