This chapter describes how to use ISO image files obtained by following the steps in Downloading CentOS to create bootable physical media, such as a DVD or a USB flash drive. You can then use these media to boot the installation program and start the installation. These steps only apply if you plan to install CentOS on a 64-bit AMD, Intel, or ARM system, or an IBM Power Systems server using physical boot media. For instructions on how to set up a Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) server to perform a PXE-based installation over a network, see Preparing for a Network Installation.
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