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Sven Vermeulen wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 09, 2006 at 04:24:13PM -1000, Gavin Seo wrote:
>>Does anyone have any documentation/guides on how to setup a automated
>>deployment server? I currently want to install gentoo on 30 nodes, I have
>>an existing machine running gentoo that has identical hardware to the 30
>>nodes that need gentoo system installed. If anyone has experience in
>>setting up a deployment server, it would be greatly appreciated if you
>>would share your experience.
>I have some experience on a quite similar field. The entire network is using
>the same DHCP server; when the system boots from the network (which is only
>allowed with the appropriate credentials af course) a small Linux image is
>downloaded and started.
>That image fires up the machine, connects to a PartImage server and places
>an image on the file system. The image itself is not tied to a particular
>host as all configuration specific to the system is obtained from LDAP or
>However, due to the lack of PartImage development speed, I am contemplating
>on developing something more robust and flexible, so I am also interested in
>hearing from others...
> Sven Vermeulen
Check out systemImager on source forge.
Tom McDonald <mickeyd@...>
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