CentOS 6.3 installation tutorial graphic process


  Attachment: CentOS 6.3 download address

32-bit: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6.3/isos/i386/CentOS-6.3-i386-bin-DVD1to2.torrent

64 bit: http://mirror.centos.org/centos/6.3/isos/x86_ 64/CentOS-6.3-x86_ 64-bin-DVD1to2.torrent


1. There are two CentOS 6.3 system images. Only the first image is used to install the system, that is, centos-6.3-i386-bin-dvd1.iso (32-bit) or centos-6.3-x86_ 64-bin-dvd1.iso (64 bit). The second image is the system’s own software installation package

2. The computer memory for installing CentOS 6.3 system must be equal to or greater than 628m (minimum memory 628m) to enable graphics installation mode

3. CentOS 6.3 text installation mode does not support user-defined partitions. It is recommended to use graphic installation mode for installation

4. The system installation mode of CentOS 6.3 is divided into graphic installation mode and text installation mode

5. The system operation modes of CentOS 6.3 are divided into graphical mode with graphical interface and mouse operation and text mode without graphical interface and direct command line operation (the specific system operation mode can be customized during system installation)

  Installation diagram

After successfully booting with the system installation disk, the following interface appears:

Interface Description:

Install or upgrade an existing system

Install system with basic video driver

Rescue installed system enters the system repair mode

Boot from local drive quits the installation and starts from the hard disk

Memory test memory test

Select the first item here, install or upgrade the existing system, and press enter.

If there is a question about whether to test CD media, select “skip” here to skip the test.

The following interface appears


The selected language is: Chinese (Simplified) next

Keyboard selection: American English

next step

Select the first item, basic storage device

next step

Select the first item: Yes, ignore all data

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Set the host name by default or customize it

Time zone selection: Asia / Shanghai

Clear the tick before “UTC time is used for system clock”

next step

Set root password

Note: if your password is too simple, the system will automatically prompt you to select “use anyway”

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Select the last item to create a custom layout

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You can see the capacity of the hard disk. I show 5g here. Now you can customize the partition.

Note: before partitioning, you should plan how to partition

My partitions here are as follows:

Total 5g hard disk

  / 4G

Swap1g (set to twice the memory when the memory is less than 2G; set to 2G when the memory is greater than or equal to 2G)

Special note: for servers used in formal production, remember to partition the data disk separately to prevent system problems and ensure data integrity.

For example, you can divide another / data to store data.

Select an idle partition, click create, select a standard partition, and then click create

Mount point:/

File system type: ext4

Size: 4096


Continue to select the free partition and click create

Select standard zone to create points

File system type: swap

Size: 1023

Other options are available by default


After creating the partition, as shown in the figure above, click next

Click format

Select write changes to disk

next step

The default is: minimum

If it is the first time to learn, it is recommended to choose: desktop

If it is used as a formal server, it is recommended to select: minimum

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