>> Question 2: I have to install Red Hat 6.1 on 8 identical PC's (600Mhz, PIII,
> 128Mb, 6GB HDD, running NT). Any tips on how to do it quickly ?
Investigate Kickstart, this is bloody useful piece of stuff that is part
of RH, what I have here is I have the RH CD in my server, a redhat boot
floppy modified to kickstart (edit one file on it), and I just slap in the
floppy it boots up the machine, does DHCP, grabs config file from server
mounts CD from server and install Linux box .. sometimes I have to do the
re-partitioning my hand before I start....
My ks config also installs any RH upgrades i've left in a directory and
throws on a new kernel + modules + system.map and runs lilo ...
I think you can also if you have no network, put the ks config file on a
floppy and it will mount the CD drive and do it's stuff for you also ..
info is in the RH manual I think ...
David Airlie, Software Engineer
Drua Technologies Ltd, Innovation Centre, National Tech Park, Limerick.
t: +353-61-503075 / f: +353-61-338065 / David.Airlie at drua.ie
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