From: Raymond Kelly (ray at domain phbrink.ie)
Date: Thu 07 Oct 1999 - 08:58:53 IST
Vincent Cunniffe wrote:
> It is certainly possible to simply pick up a Windows drive image and plonk it
> on the disk, but you need to have the exact same hardware on all of the
> machines you're copying.
It helps if the machines are of identical type, but one can use the plug
& pray aspect of windows to configure different bits & pieces provided
that the relevant drivers windows install set are immediatly avaliable
to the system (ie on hard disk & not network) When one combined this
with a runonce registry key things can get relativly reliably automated.
The down side is that you have to be nearby as something "can" go wrong
about once every so often.
must test cloning linux boxen just to see how hardware variances will
act up, though I'd imagine that kernal modules would work in Linux's
favour here. Not sure about how to dynamically check/change an
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