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What should mean Clean Install?

Posted: 2005/03/16 13:59:32
by jodasi
I am preparing a new server to co-locate on our datacenter, we have choosen Directadmin do manage accounts.

In their pre-requisites i read:

"All we need is a clean install of Redhat"

What is the meaning of a clean install?

An installation without any changes on config files?

What should mean Clean Install?

Posted: 2005/03/16 15:40:38
by arrfab
I suppose this means a Fresh install (and not an upgrade ....) without third-party tools like Webmin, linuxconf etc ....

Re: What should mean Clean Install?

Posted: 2005/03/18 14:32:24
by devil
agreed, clean installtion is fresh installtion, not an upgrade nor any updates / patches or upgradation of available softwares, system as it comes out from box, ...