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From: Thilo Bangert <bangert@g.o>
Subject: Re: status of releng project
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 20:23:58 +0200
> 1) I assume most people who are crazy enough to 'install gentoo on
> thousands of machines' use some kind of image based installation
> process and not a color-by-numbers install vis-a-vis the handbook?
> Has anyone written a Gentoo installer that is not image based?
> 1.5) There is a hidden assumption here that image based installations
> would not work for everyone (likely due to a lack of the 'right'
> image; too old, wrong arch, etc...)

agaffney had started work on quickstart, which basically did what the 
handbook did in an automatic fashion. i only tried it a couple of times, 
but it worked rather well.

its a small and neat piece of code. for anybody looking at deploying 
Gentoo in an automatic fashion this is a good start:
http://agaffney.org/quickstart.php

kind regards
Thilo
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