Gentoo Archives: gentoo-installer

From: Tom McDonald <mickeyd@××××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-installer@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-installer] how to setup deployment server
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2006 10:40:15
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-installer] how to setup deployment server by Sven Vermeulen
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 >otherwise. > >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... > >Wkr, > Sven Vermeulen > > >
Check out systemImager on source forge. Tom -- Tom McDonald <mickeyd@××××××××××.com> The last person who said that (God rest his soul) lived to regret it. -- gentoo-installer@g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-installer] how to setup deployment server Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>